FOUNDATION SCHOOLS u12 DERBY DAY

Together with African Impact we hosted the u12 Derby Day between our Foundation schools this past Wednesday and the day was a tremendous success. Netball and soccer teams from our four schools where we have full time placed Physical Education coaches converged on Constantia PS to battle it out for the prized trophies. Mokone PS …

21ST ANNUAL INTER MEDIA CRICKET CHALLENGE WITH RANDS4RUNS

The annual Inter Media Cricket Challenge has come of age and Sunday’s spectacle was another fantastic event. With the drought causing last year’s event not to be played the teams were eager to get out onto the field and enjoy a day of friendly cricket competition. There was action on and off the field with …

STREETS TO SUCCESS- INAGURAL STREET CRICKET IN KZN!

The inaugural Street Cricket programme in KZN was a great success with the KZN communities thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to play this razzmatazz form of the game. The streets of Kwa Mashu, Chatsworth and Umlazi were abuzz each week as teams competed for the coveted titles from October to November 2018.   The Sporting Chance …

SUMMER HOLIDAYS = ACTIVE HOLIDAYS!

We finished off 2018 in style and started 2019 with a buzz at our Summer holiday coaching clinics… Despite the school closing and starting dates playing a bit of havoc with our schedule we were able to enjoy some excellent Summer holiday coaching clinics. The clinic participants came out in their numbers for that extra …

Our ‘Cogs of Calypso’ part 1 – The Rotary Club of Signal Hill

There’s a group of friendly and familiar faces that without fail are always their bright and breezy and ready to go every Calypso Cricket morning. They come laden with smiles and friendly cheer and they give of their time to assist us with handing out shirts, packing goodie bags and making hundreds of hotdogs. They …

Wickets, Waves and Wicked Talent!

Cricket season is upon us, and in true Sporting Chance style hundreds of children took part in the 27th annual Sporting Chance Calypso Cricket Festival, at the home of Calypso Cricket, Sunrise Beach, Muizenberg on Thursday 7th December 2017. We couldn’t have asked for better weather and with a full house of participants it made …

IT’S A KIND OF MAGIC! – STREET CRICKET AND SOCCER FINALS

The streets of Langa were abuzz when teams from disadvantaged communities around greater Cape Town competed for the coveted Sporting Chance Street Sports Champions’ Trophy on Friday 1st December. For the past seven weeks, hundreds of young learners from Masiphumelele, Khayelitsha and Langa have taken to the streets, to compete in matches covering two sports …

Exhilarating cricket showcase for future players

The Sporting Chance Foundation and the Claremont Foxes entered a team in the sought after SACS u12 Cricket Festival this past weekend. The team was a good mix of aspiring youngsters with players being selected from the Claremont Cricket Club youth section and from Sporting Chance’s weekly Street Cricket leagues. The FLAIR was in abundance …

Street Cricket festival – fitting way to end the year!

While the Proteas and Three Lions went to battle in the New Years Test at the hallowed Newlands cricket ground, there’s a different type of cricket being played on the humble streets of the Langa Township just outside Cape Town. Thursday 31st December 2015, played host to the ITC Street Cricket festival, hosted on the …

Successful Foundation Schools “Derby Day”

Our Foundation hosted the inaugural sports “Derby Day” between two of our Sporting Chance Development Foundation schools this past Friday 20th May 2016. Mokone Primary School from Langa hosted Ntwasahlobo Primary School from Khayelitsha for the long awaited match day. Our Foundation school coaching co-ordinators Nyaniso Mhayi and Bulelani Menze, together with the various international …