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South Africa

Ongoing adventures in Cape Town’s emerging football scene, from the stadiums to the townships.


Introduction

A country renowned for its rugby and cricket, but with the majority of its population football lovers, when will the tide begin to turn?

9 years on from the World Cup, has the legacy come to life?

From the stadiums to the townships - what does football look and feel like?

What role does it play in the evolving identity of South Africa?

These curiosities led me to Cape Town, eager to understand more about the status of South African football, and to get involved with clubs and players at all levels of the game.


Some highlights so far…


Blog

Stories from both ends of the spectrum - exploring Cape Town’s brand new team CTCFC, as well as uncovering football culture in Khayelitsha, SA’s biggest township.