July 2014: Frontball Initiation

A wall, a ball, kids: let’s play frontball!

A wall, a ball, kids: let’s play frontball!

Who knows about Frontball (www.frontball.com)? Frontball is a relatively new sport who started in the South of France to federate all international practices of games played with a ball, by hand, against a wall. The Frontball Federation has a development arm, called the Open Walls Academy aiming at reaching vulnerable children who struggle to access sport. Children of the Dawn and Frontball joined forces to open the first club on the African continent in our very own Qwaqwa. At the beginning of July, 32 Children of the Dawn beneficiaries were invited to participate in a 3-day introduction programme. And what fun we had! The children really enjoyed the game, had a fabulous time together. Then on 26th July, official weekly training started…