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 …

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 …

STREET CRICKET GETS A BLAST WITH NATIONAL HERO HERSCHELLE GIBBS

If you are in Khayelitsha, Langa or Nyanga on Friday afternoon, then don’t only watch out for flying balls, but get ready to meet with Proteas and Cape Cobras hero, Herschelle Gibbs.   In fine form and on the back of his 102 not out against the Dolphins, Gibbs will be advising, coaching and mentoring …

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, …