Soccer club in search of talent in Lavender Hill

Rygersdal FC prepared lunch for the children.

The Guardians of the National Treasure (GNT) partnered with Rygersdal FC for a soccer talent search in Lavender Hill on Sunday July 30.

Ralph Bouwers, head of the NPO Lavender Hill Sport and Recreation Projects, said the event was supported by the Steenberg Community Police Forum (CPF) and was visited by JP Smith, mayoral committee member for safety and security; and social services. Justin Asher, chairman of Rygersdal’s FC, said their first team consisted of a number of players from Lavender Hill and surrounding areas.

At the talent search, the players spent time with the youngsters and instant bonds formed because they all come from similar backgrounds, , said Mr Bouwers.

GavinWalbrugh, chairperson of Steenberg Community Police Forum (CPF) and Lucinda Evans, chairperson of the Southern Eye Neighbourhood Watch, helped keep everyone safe.