Bafana Bafana Captain Ronwen Williams, Orlando Pirates Legend Daine Klate and Adidas Unite To Unearth Talent

Bafana Bafana Captain Ronwen Williams, Orlando Pirates Legend Daine Klate and Adidas Unite To Unearth Talent

  • SuperSport United goalkeeper and Bafana Bafana captain Ronwen Williams is looking for others to follow in his footsteps close to home
  • Williams held a coaching clinic in his hometown of Gqeberha to inspire youngsters to reach the highest levels of football
  • He was joined by former Bafana Bafana player and Orlando Pirates great Daine Klate and sports apparel giants Adidas for the initiative

The saying in Nguni languages goes "khumbul'ekhaya" or "remember where you come from".

SuperSport United goalkeeper and Bafana Bafana captain Ronwen Williams has done just that.

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Bafana Bafana shows youngsters the basics of goalkeeping during the coaching clinic.
Source: UGC

As reported by SowetanLIVE, Williams held a coaching clinic in his hometown of Gqeberha with the assistance of other players as well as sports apparent giant Adidas, which is his personal sponsor. The former players were Gqeberha legend Daine Klaite as well as Mark Haskins and Ricardo Katza.

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Williams and the trio coached the under-11 and -13 teams from Gelvandale, Gelvan Park and Fontein Primary School on Youth Day.

According to Diski Fans, Williams said:

“We decided to visit the school, facilitate a coaching clinic and ultimately inspire leaders of tomorrow. There is a lot of talent in this town and we want to play our part to unearth that talent. I have been fortunate in my career journey and I just want to give back and help nurture the hidden talent and hopefully have one of the future stars come from here."

Adidas football sports marketing and PR manager Bob Maphosa added:

“With our Impossible is Nothing campaign, we hope to unite people through sports and expand the limits of human possibilities. Such events evoke great emotion for us as adidas. It was exciting to see other exceptional players and legends who came to support this inspiring initiative. We hope to come together as a society to support, impart knowledge and inspire our children to become the leaders of tomorrow.”

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Goalkeeper coach Alex Heredia describes possible Ronwen Williams move to Mamelodi Sundowns as suicide

Ronwen Williams moving from SuperSport United to Mamelodi Sundowns would not be a good career move.

As reported by Sports Brief, this is according to legendary goalkeeper coach Alex Heredia. The Argentinian is well travelled in South Africa, having served in this role at Orlando Pirates, Mamelodi Sundowns and Bafana Bafana.

Williams has been pushing for a move from Matsatsantsa to the cross-town rivals as he chases much-desired silverware.

Source: Sports Brief News