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Registration opens for the 2018 Danone Nations Cup

Registration for the 2018 edition of the largest soccer tournament in the world for kids between 10 and 12 years is open. Schools across the country are invited to become part of the Danone Nations Cup, which touches the lives of over 2 million people annually. 2018 will be the 19th edition of the tournament, which is the brain child ...

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South Africa has mixed fortunes in the playoffs

The under-12 team of Mophela Primary School, from Hammarsdale in KwaZulu-Natal, got their second victory at the Danone Nations Cup World Finals when they beat the team from Senegal in a 17th to 32nd playoff game in New York on Saturday. They lost their other two matches, which means that they will be playing off for position 25 or 26 ...

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Ndimande is ready for the big challenge ahead

When Mophela Primary School make their first appearance on the world stage at the Danone Nations Cup World Finals in New York city next month, on the side line, guiding them, will be their coach, Siyabonga Ndimande. It was Ndimande and his colleague Spha Shabalala who guided Mophela, a rural school from a small village in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands, to ...

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Danone is a tournament where dreams come

The twelve kids from the rural village, Mophela near Hammasdale, KwaZulu-Natal, are about to embark on a journey that will surely change their lives when they participate in the Danone Nations Cup world finals happening in the USA between the 22nd and 24th September, an experience that over 200 other kids from around South Africa have enjoyed since the inception ...

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