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 …

Street Cred – Sporting Chance Street Cricket Final – 1 December

The streets of Nyanga were abuzz when 11 teams from disadvantaged communities throughout the Western Cape competed for the coveted Sporting Chance Street Cricket Champions’ Trophy on Wednesday 1 December. For the past five weeks more than 3000 young learners from 11 regions including Mitchell’s Plain, Manenberg, Gugulethu, Langa, Ocean View, Masipumelele, Elsies River, Khayelitsha …

Sporting Chance Kia Street Soccer on ETV

  Sporting Chance with the support of 2010 FIFA World Cup™ partner KIA Motors as the title sponsor, will be involved in the Street Soccer project that will make a difference to thousands of South African children’s lives as they begin to “live the dream of 2010”!  Through the Kia Charity and Care program thousands …

Street Cricket Final Heating Up

Gibbs mentors young Nyanga children on the streets Six weeks of entertaining street cricket has culminated into one big day at this year’s Sporting Chance Street Cricket Championship Finals taking place on Thursday 26th November 2009, where all the winning regional teams will battle it out for the coveted trophy.      The program kicked …

STREET CRICKET WELL ON ITS WAY !!

With summer setting in nicely Friday was the perfect Cape Town day for Street Cricket. The league which is now in its 3rd week is proving to be the highlight of the week in each community with parents, uncles, aunties, grandparents, etc, all coming out to watch these young cricket players compete for the Street …

Street Cricket action comes alive again!

The annual Sporting Chance Street Cricket league got off to a great start last Friday 16th October with the Cape Town weather playing in our favour. The league takes place on the streets of the various communities in and around Cape Town and will involve 12 regions: Khayelitsha, Kwezi, Atlantis, Nyanga, Langa, Gugulethu, Elsies River, …

TWO WEEK COUNTDOWN TO STREET CRICKET FINALS – 2008 Pinnacle Point Street Cricket League

More than three thousand seven hundred children from disadvantaged communities in the Western and Southern Cape have taken to the streets in recent weeks to compete in the 2008 Pinnacle Point Street Cricket League, in association with Disney, ABSA, the City of Cape Town, Lets Play and Good Hope fm, which kicked off on Friday …