Shabba's tournament kicks off: “I want to give back to the community"

Shabba's tournament kicks off: “I want to give back to the community"

- The Siphiwe Tshabalala Foundation has organised its own soccer tournament that will kick off in June

- Shabba revealed his excitement for the tournament and aims to help the youth realise their dreams

- The tournament is geared for children between the ages of 15 and 19

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The Siphiwe Tshabalala Foundation has launched its own winter tournament, which will kick off later this month.

The tournament will commence on Saturday 15 June and will run until 7 July.

It will be hosted at the Kgotso Sports grounds in Soweto and will be geared towards children between the ages of 15 and 19.

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The foundation re-iterated some of its objectives, which includes education and development of young children through football.

Tshabalala shared his excitement for the tournament and Briefly.co.za understands that giving back to his community is very important to Shabba.

The former Kaizer Chiefs attacker spent the last season in Turkey, but is still revered in Mzansi.

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Shabba said, “I want to give back to the community and help the youth realise their dreams and actually have hope in a brighter future. Everything has to start somewhere and this for me is a start of a foundation that will hopefully grow to make a difference in the country and in the lives of many young people.”

Daily Sun reported that the foundation emphasised that the responsibility to combat social ills doesn’t rest solely with government, but that everyone should play their part.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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