Not every child will grow up to be a Ronaldo, but all will benefit from the chance to lead a healthy happy life, develop their fitness, learn to thrive as part of a team and have positive role models to inspire and shape them.
Describing their Eureka moment to create the business, Bongani and Mokoni said, as they drove along the streets of their country, they often saw the youth either playing in public parks with no appropriate infrastructure or sitting on corners drinking or smoking. They believe this is one way to get young people off the streets.
More than that, their programme aims to reach out to people of all cultures, ages and both genders. Different leagues will be established where both male and female, young and old can compete.
Beyond youth development programmes, there’s also a chance for adults to get involved. Free training workshops will be offered to local coaches as well as up-and-coming referees. Proving this is a truly holistic communityenhancing plan.