Sporting Chance Streets Sports Festival
Sporting Chance Streets Sports Festival – Friday 1st December 2017
Venue: Corner of Washington Street & Bitterhout Street, Langa
Times: Matches from 14h00 – 16h30
No. of participants: 100 (coaches & children)
Street Sports, which includes both sporting codes of cricket and soccer creates an opportunity for the sport mad children of Cape Town’s emerging communities to be actively involved in a sporting environment without having to travel too far.
Street Sports is embraced by all communities as it keeps the children occupied whilst living in an environment which seldom encourages self-improvement and empowerment.
Talent is in abundance and the skills newly learnt have to be worked on, so what better place to demonstrate their sporting ability than on the streets of the township?
The Street Sports form part of our Foundation development programme and has proven to be an exciting way of bringing communities together and highlighting the importance of children being physically active. It’s also the perfect opportunity to use sport as a vehicle to introduce educational benefits and knowledge sharing.
The 2017 programme includes the communities of Khayelitsha, Langa and Masiphumelele and includes boys and girls under the age of 12.
The Finals conclude two month regional leagues and the top three teams from each community will converge to find the champions for both Street Cricket and Street Soccer.