Tag Archives: Khayelitsha

The Gary Kirsten Foundation is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the nominees for Development Programme of the Year accolade at the 2017 Discovery Sports Industry Awards. The awards which aim to celebrate the best work off the field in the business of sport and showcase everything that is great about the […]

Sportswear giant adidas have renewed their relationship with Gary Kirsten Cricket and the GK Foundation. adidas has been the official footwear supplier to GKC since 2013 and their latest agreement will see the GKC coaches continue to sport their dynamic products. Gary Kirsten has been backed by Adidas SA for many years now and according […]

Phase two of the GKC High Performance Academy got underway on 9 January with after a two-week break during the festive season. Six more players have joined the Ryan Cook led programme which offers exclusive interactions with Kirsten and other top coaches as well as one-on-ones with world renowned professionals from a variety of different […]

Gary Kirsten’s passion to provide nets, equipment and coaches in Khayelitsha is gaining momentum. On Friday, 2 September, Kirsten and his Foundation handed over the fourth cricket ecosystem in the township, this time at Sivile Primary School.

Amazing handover of our FOURTH CRICKET ECOSYSTEM HANDOVER EVENT – POWERED BY PENINSULA BEVERAGES in Khayelitsha on Friday thank you Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages and Adidas SA Sivile Primary School pupils from Grades R to 7 now have access to newly constructed net facilities, a full complement of cricket equipment as well as […]

Commitment Awards go to Anele Pikoko from Chris Hani High School, and Luphumlo Kwatsha from Siphamandla High School! Commitment Award – For outstanding performance in showing great enthusiasm, punctuality and team work. A highly motivated individual with an all round positive attitude, committed to improving his skills in the game of cricket.

Meet Awonke Tokwe Nickname: Rabada His Strength/ Bowling style: Right Arm Fast Age: 16 School : Siphamandla high school How did you hear about the Gary Kirsten foundation: I came with my cousin to watch him batting. Who Is your favourite player: Kagiso Rabada Why KG? Because he motivates me and he is a young […]

We would like to say a big thank you to The Royal Hague Cricket and Football Club (www.konhcvv.nl) for their generous donation to the Gary Kirsten Foundation. They organised a charity event for our Foundation and this will help us to continue our work and help change and positively influence even more lives

Meet Foundation player Siwapiwe Thinzi – Wicket keeper & Batsman – here with coach Sivu Q: What did you do for fun before playing cricket? A: Nothing after school, just homework, chill and sleep Q: How does the Gary Kirsten Foundation benefit your life? A: Meeting new friends is such a great experience and making […]