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soccer4children says “Thank you Nedbank”

The second soccer4children (www.soccer4children.org) camp took place from 9 – 14 January 2012. In this week young boys from poorer communities got the chance to receive life coaching from trained leadership teachers, and professional soccer training by some of our country’s top coaches! All this, while enjoying a fun time at the Eikenhof LifeChange Centre.

Making a pledge to Coach Khulu.

On the first day of the camp, Martin Deacon, CEO of soccer4children gathered the boys for a short time-management session. “A winner is someone who is on time – who wants to be a winner?” asked Martin Deacon. All the hands went up. “Well”, continued Martin, “who will make the commitment to be a leader in 2012, to be on time, not just this week, but afterwards as well.” All 66 boys lined up in front of their coaches, pledging to be a leader – on time. . . . → Read More: soccer4children says “Thank you Nedbank”

soccer4children officially launches at FNB Stadium

FNB STADIUM, Johannesburg (16 December 2010) – soccer4children, in partnership with turn the tide 4 children, officially launched at FNB Stadium (previously known as Soccer City) during a media briefing with Dr. Danny Jordaan (2010 FIFA Local Organising Committee CEO and  SAFA Vice President). Dr. Jordaan recognized that the gap between development and professional football […] . . . → Read More: soccer4children officially launches at FNB Stadium

soccer 4 children officially launches at Soccer City

The overcast skies and steady drizzle did nothing to mask the bottled up excitement the children felt on day 6 of the soccer 4 children soccer camp. This was the day that all the children attending the soccer 4 children soccer camp would be playing in a world class stadium, on a world class playing surface! . . . → Read More: soccer 4 children officially launches at Soccer City