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The Power of People

24 December 2016 · · AMANDLA, kids, Leaders, Staff · 0 Comments

The holidays are a fantastic time of year to be with those you love. In the American northeast, the region I call home, the warmth of family, leisure, and reconnecting with old friends always presented a nice respite from the increasingly cold and shortening days. It’s a time of thanks and reflection during which I.

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The Beautiful Game

27 November 2016 · · AMANDLA, Cape Town, CTC Ten Safe-Hub, Gugulethu, Khayelitsha, Manenberg, Soccer · 0 Comments

On Monday, it was with a predominantly white South African and expat group. After work, I trekked out to Table View, a neighborhood about 30 minutes north of city centre along the coast to play with my summer league soccer team. The quality of competition isn’t the highest as we managed our second blowout win.

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Software, Good Referees, and Program Design

24 October 2016 · · AMANDLA, kids, Soccer · 0 Comments

Soccer is a simple game made difficult by the players. A teammate shared that statement with my while playing soccer in university. I can’t really argue with it. In theory, the game is so simple. In practice, I’ve given it over 20 years of my life and am still so far from having figured it.

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A Yearlong Race

31 May 2016 · · AMANDLA, Cape Town, Khayelitsha · 0 Comments

Earlier this month, I ran the Slave Route Challenge Half Marathon. This was without a doubt the most beautiful road race I have ever run. The course scenery included stunning views of the city’s three major mountains, the Atlantic Ocean, and a World Cup stadium. The end of this majestic trail was very fitting because.

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Nike Football X Road to BPL Live Tournament and Sport-for-Development Community Day

24 March 2016 · · AMANDLA, CTC Ten Safe-Hub, Soccer · 0 Comments

On Monday, March 14th, Nike Football X and Barclays Premier League Live hosted the Nike Football X Road to BPL Live Qualifying Tournament at the CTC Ten Safe-Hub. The tournament was a five-a-side, winner stays tournament for youth ages 16 to 21 to find the best team in Cape Town. The turnout for the event.

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