Gale force winds at the Greens sports field in Manenberg on Friday 13th February did not stop young and enthusiastic cricketers from attending a cricket coaching clinic hosted by the Solstice Foundation and organized by Sporting Chance.
The Participants were from last years Street Cricket league which took place in October and November in Manenberg.
On arrival the participants went through warm up drills and were then divided into respective groups focusing on the various skills stations of batting, bowling, fielding, wicket keeping and the off side mini game.
Sporting Chance coaches kept a very close eye on each of the participants and spotted some excellent talent. Bulelani Menze a Sporting Chance coach and wicket keeper for Western Province CC said, “Manenberg will be a big contender for this year’s annual Street Cricket league as there is an abundance of talent.”
After a few hours in windy conditions the participants were given a short talk on the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle and being physically active as well as being involved in their local sports club.
Many thanks to the Solstice Foundation for their continuous support to assist Sporting Chance to make a difference in so many communities.