Category: South Africa 134 posts found

Grassroot Soccer Site Coordinator Tony Gubesa Speaks at United Nations Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 29, 2015

GRS Site Coordinator Tony Gubesa, right, speaks at UN event while moderator Richard Lui, MSNBC and NBC News Anchor, look on. On November… Read More

World Cup Champion Christen Press Inspires Youth on Visit to GRS Programs

November 28, 2015

  In November, Grassroot Soccer was delighted to welcome U.S. Women’s National Team Forward, World Cup Champion, Olympian, and GRS Pro Ambassador Christen Press… Read More

Boitumle Stays on Track with Grassroot Soccer

September 29, 2015

"Grassroot Soccer keeps me off the streets and busy after school..." Read More

GRS Change Agent Yamkela Nqweniso Honored as a Top Young South African

September 14, 2015

Young leader is affecting her peers and community in Khayelitsha... Read More

Four Grassroot Soccer Coaches Complete Selective EPL and British Council Training

May 9, 2015

Recently four Grassroot Soccer Coaches, two from Khayelitsha, South Africa and two from Johannesburg, South Africa, graduated from the British Council and English Premier League’s… Read More

Coach Sony Changes the Game for Girls

April 26, 2015

Editor’s Note: Sonwabise (Sony) Dick is a Grassroot Soccer Caring Coach in Khayelitsha, South Africa who has worked with GRS since 2011. Sony grew up… Read More

Training Coaches, Changing the Nation

April 10, 2015

In recognition of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), 6 April 2015, Grassroot Soccer, the South African Football Association… Read More

How Soccer is Changing My Community

March 31, 2015

"I believe all young women and girls should have access to safe spaces for play and sports..." Read More

Trevor Noah Visits Grassroot Soccer for Red Nose Day

March 13, 2015

Internationally known South African comic supports Red Nose Day... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Joins Global Money Week

March 13, 2015

Grassroot Soccer South Africa was proud to participate in Global Money Week, the international money awareness celebration that engages over 3 million youth… Read More