Category: South Africa 137 posts found


Being the Change: Meet Coach Nomazizi

March 28, 2016

"In my community that’s all they talk about, Grassroot Soccer, they invite their friends to come too..." Read More

GRS Pro Ambassador Freddie Ljungberg Inspires Youth in South Africa

January 20, 2016

International football star visits GRS programs... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Selected as Finalist for Child & Youth Finance International Award

December 11, 2015

Successful Coach Development program recognized at House of Lords...... Read More

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