Celebrating the Mandela 100 Project on Mandela Day

Johannesburg (17 July 2018) – 2018 marks the year that Nelson Mandela would have celebrated his 100th birthday. In celebration of his ongoing legacy, the Mandela Foundation, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) will kick of the 1st of 4 KNVB Worldcoaches workshops in RSA The first workshop will be held in Soweto at the Nike training Centre (M68 Klipspruit Soweto Gauteng 1837, […]

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Using soccer as a development catalyst and driver of inclusion

CAPE TOWN (5 December 2017) The Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town has hosted numerous soccer activations between 27 November and 3 December 2017 as part of the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cape Town. The events took place at the V&A Waterfront and included a week of KNVB WorldCoaches workshops, the Orange Cup Kids Tournament and a legends game between legends from the Netherlands and legends from South Africa, “Whatever […]

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The Mandela 100 Project to be unveiled at the 2010 World Cup Legacy Conference

CAPE TOWN (1 December 2017). 2018 marks the year that Nelson Mandela would have celebrated his 100th birthday. In celebration of his ongoing legacy, the Mandela Foundation, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) and various South African and Dutch partners will gather at the Workshop 17 in the V&A Waterfront on 1 December 2017 to present the Mandela 100 Project. The overall mission of […]

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