CAPE TOWN – Grassroot Soccer SA is honoured to be recognised at the 2017 Western Cape Government Department of Social Development Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards with Minister Albert Fritz, as an outstanding organisation contributing towards youth excellence and best practice in their fields.

In attendance at the Nov. 28 event were 19 youth organisations facing off in seven categories. Projects from government, civil society, private sector, and universities were all eligible for awards consideration.

Our Khayelitsha colleagues received the prestigious Gold Award in the category “Encouraging Self-Expression: Sports, Arts & Culture”, which includes funding, bursaries and great capacity development opportunities for our Coaches and staff.

The award was shared and celebrated on site in Khayelitsha (pictured above) where it was met with enthusiasm, before traveling on to Grassroot Soccer’s office in Cape Town. KILO!