GPDF hosts soccer tourney and prayers on youth day

2017-07-06 06:00

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The Rebuilding and Life Skills Training Centre (Realistic), a community-based organization in partnership with Gugulethu Progressive Development Forum (GPDF) held a successful Youth Day Street soccer tournament on June 16.

This tournament was used to mark the uprising for the series of demonstrations and protests led by black school children in South Africa that began on the morning of 16 June 1976.

Fourteen teams took the street and displayed diski in front of the NY 6 Shops showcasing their hidden talents by substituting drugs and gangsterism with sport and bringing togetherness within the communities at large

The day was also blessed by a a thirty minute prayer by the religious Sector of Ward 41. The organising committee hailed the tournament as a great success.

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