The AmaZulu – BELL Equipment Coaching Clinics continued to shred all barriers and protocol as Gauteng and SA footballing hub, SOWETO played host to over 100 kids who were taken through their paces by AmaZulu Youth Technical Director Ronnie Moroka alongside former Usuthu players.
The two day trip which started in Soweto on Saturday, 15 May before ending up in Alexandra (Sunday) saw EX-players Usuthu players Naughty Mokoena, Geelbooi “Goma-Goma” Masango, and former Bafana Bafana midfielder Maimane Phiri all putting their hands on the plough.
AmaZulu Community Trust, Programs Manager Mpho Dintwa spoke highly of the involvement of the trio in the clinics.
“We had a very successful clinic, seeing as that over 100 kids turned out, with great enthusiasm too, both girls and boys.”
“We were assisted by the SOWETO Football Association, Spar came on board as well, with refreshment packs for each kid that was participating. BELL Equipment also came through to give their support, they gave away caps and masks”
“We were also joined by former player, Naughty Mokoena, and Goma Goma Masango which was a nice touch, they were also as he assisted by younger coaches in rolling out the program led by Coach Ronnie in lifeskills and the basics of football development,” said Dintwa.
Coach Nhlanhla Zwane and Youth Physio Sanele Dlamini were also part of the AmaZulu Team. They interacted and shared knowledge with all young ages represented at the clinics.
The clinics began on 08 May, with a well attended session in Maphumulo (Northern KZN) which saw over 80 boys and girls together with 25 local coaches eagerly imbibing the basics of football.
Bell Equipment’s marketing and activations team pulled in as well to applaud the participants in their eagerness to play sport as possible career option.
Spar and Woodlands Dairy partnered with the club in offering refreshments and recovery drinks after a hot day’s action and sweat.