St Francis Footballers Shine

 Sea Vista boys take top honours

U/14 Player of the tournament – Sine Sakhi

The Sea Vista based St Francis Bay Galaxy football club U/17 team beat seven other Kouga teams to take first place and the floating t

rophy at the Nordex sponsored Mandela Day football tournament held on 21st and 22nd of July at the Humansdorp Sports Field, making their coach Kaizer Makisi, extremely proud.

The U/14 team shared in the honours with the U/14 Team Player of the Tournament trophy awarded to Nico Malan High School learner (ex St Francis College) Sine “Messi” Sakhi, a great achievement considering his team were competing against eleven other Kouga teams.

In addition, the U/14 team’s popular coach, Thomas Kuka, claimed the trophy for U/14 Coach of the Tournament.

Well done to both teams and their coaches for making Sea Vista proud!




U/14 team very happy with their medals

U/14 Coach of the Tournament with the trophys – Thomas Kuka

Pullovers Make For A Warmer Winter

The kids of Balobi Disney Creche will be a little warmer this winter

Leslie Moore and Cathryn Hempel invited St Francis Today for a brief tour of Talhado Children’s Haven last week before crossing the road to the Balobi Disney Crèche where Leslie and Cathryn handed out warm winter jerseys to the children of the crèche.  Knitted by volunteers who can purchase  knitting packs and patterns for pullovers and beanies from Nomvula Knitting and knit them up for the kids at both Talhado and Disney Crèche.

More on Talhado in a future article for the short time spent at the school was certainly an eye-opener worth getting to know more about  and how Cathryn has introduced the Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, into Talhado curriculum.

As with previous visits to Disney Creche it is so heart-warming to walk into a and be welcomed by beaming smiles of these innocent souls so appreciative of what they receive.

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