Soccer Grannies

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  • Feature Reference: VIDEO90005009_000001
  • Headline: Soccer Grannies
  • Caption: Soccer Grannies Video Unique id 1374163 Caption VID BY CATERS NEWS- Grannies are proving age is just a number by taking to the football pitch where nothing else matters.The village grannies “Vhakegula Vhakegula” lace up their football boots for competitive matches and celebrate with laughter and traditional song. In Tzaneen, a small rural village in Limpopo South Africa, Rebecca Ntsanwisi also known as Mama Beka, began what is known as the Vhakegula Vhakegula soccer grannies. In 2003 Mama Beka was diagnosed with colon cancer which inspired her to set up a structure that could also help benefit the elderly woman in her village. SEE CATERS COPY Published 03 April 2017 Created 03 April 2017
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