sending two Young Bafana players to france 
The opportunity of a lifetime

For more than a decade it has been a vision of Young Bafana to start sending players overseas to gain experience at top European clubs. In October 2023 this vision has become a reality.

Two of Young Bafana’s most promising players, Donay Poole & Liqhawe Qawu, have been given the opportunity of a lifetime to go to France and train at one of the best clubs in the country, Clermont Foot 63.

Clermont Foot 63 plays in Ligue 1 and has been a partner club of Young Bafana since March 2023 through Core Sports Capital. Read more about our partnership with Core Sports Capital here.

Our dream at Young Bafana is to send players to our partner clubs overseas annually and give them the opportunity to train with professional academies in Europe.

Sending players overseas is, however, an expensive goal. We are therefore, now more than ever, in need of donations and monetary support to allow us to give as many players as possible access to these opportunities.

Click here to make a donation and help us #ChangeLives.

2 Young Bafana Players on their way to France to represent YB at Clermont.

Donay Poole (Left), and Liqhawe Qawu (Right) in action for Young Bafana.

The news of us sending two players overseas was so big that Cape Town TV came to the Young Bafana Arena to interview our founder, Bernd Steinhage, about the process.

Follow all the updates from Donay and Liqhawe's experience abroad

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