“The many affectionate encounters with impressive people (adults and kids) in the township are a great experience.” Daniel has been a volunteer at “PLAY HANDBALL ZA” in Cape Town, Lavender Hill, for one month. In the so-called Cape Flats he helps in four primary schools Levana, Hillwood, Zerilda Park and Prince George as a handball […]

“The many affectionate encounters with impressive people (adults and kids) in the township are a great experience.”

Daniel has been a volunteer at “PLAY HANDBALL ZA” in Cape Town, Lavender Hill, for one month. In the so-called Cape Flats he helps in four primary schools Levana, Hillwood, Zerilda Park and Prince George as a handball coach. He supports our coach La-Toyah and the organization Learning-in-Reach to introduce handball as part of the Game Changer program. (more…)

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Interview with Thabang Mphatoe from our partner orgaisation SCORE. He is working beside others as a handball coach at the Franschhoek Valley Community Sport Centre. When and how did your relationship with Play Handball SA start? I got to know Play Handball in 2017. We had a volunteer from Play Handball based at our community […]

Interview with Thabang Mphatoe from our partner orgaisation SCORE. He is working beside others as a handball coach at the Franschhoek Valley Community Sport Centre.

When and how did your relationship with Play Handball SA start?

I got to know Play Handball in 2017. We had a volunteer from Play Handball based at our community sport centre. In this year we went with our team as well to the Supercup in Cape Town. At the handball tournament we got lots of information about environmental awareness and as well learned new things about coaching. After he left, I took over as a coach and that where the relationship between me and Play Handball started. (more…)

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Play Handball Supercup series in its third year – With Handball active for the sustainable development goal 13 “Climate Action” of the United Nations Germany is co-organiser of the Handball World Championship in January. Two years later, in 2021, the World Championship will be hosted on the African continent. After 1999 in Egypt and 2005 […]

Play Handball Supercup series in its third year – With Handball active for the sustainable development goal 13 “Climate Action” of the United Nations

Germany is co-organiser of the Handball World Championship in January. Two years later, in 2021, the World Championship will be hosted on the African continent. After 1999 in Egypt and 2005 in Tunisia, Egypt will host the World Cup for the second time.

The Play Handball Supercup series is still a long way from such a big tournament, but this year, there was a new pleasing development. In 2018, the tournament was played not only in South Africa but also for the first time in Kenya. The basic orientation has not changed. The Play Handball Supercup is and remains the first tournament series in Africa that combines sport with education and environmental protection. The motto is: More than handball! (more…)

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Using Sport to raise awareness for Climate Change! The PLAY HANDBALL Supercup is unique in its kind and is the first Handball & Environmental Tournament Series in South Africa. After two successful annual events in 2016 & 2017, with over a thousand children reached from both Cape Town and Johannesburg, PLAY HANDBALL ZA (PHZA), in […]

Using Sport to raise awareness for Climate Change! The PLAY HANDBALL Supercup is unique in its kind and is the first Handball & Environmental Tournament Series in South Africa.

After two successful annual events in 2016 & 2017, with over a thousand children reached from both Cape Town and Johannesburg, PLAY HANDBALL ZA (PHZA), in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), hosted the PLAY HANDBALL Supercup 2018 on the 27th of October 2018 at Hindle Road Primary School, Delft, Cape Town, South Africa. (more…)

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PLAY HANDBALL: Anja, how do you know Nicola Scholl and PLAY HANDBALL, how did the contact come about? Anja Althaus: I’ve known Nico for many years, as a fellow player and later also as an opponent. We played together in the youth national team and in Trier I played with her sister, Kathrin Scholl. So […]

PLAY HANDBALL: Anja, how do you know Nicola Scholl and PLAY HANDBALL, how did the contact come about?

Anja Althaus: I’ve known Nico for many years, as a fellow player and later also as an opponent. We played together in the youth national team and in Trier I played with her sister, Kathrin Scholl. So I know the whole family very well and both of us were always the crazy chickens in the youth team. At some point our handball ways have been separated, but I have always followed what Nico did. (more…)

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Using Sport to raise awareness for Climate Change! The PLAY HANDBALL Supercup is unique in its kind and is the first Handball & Environmental Tournament Series in South Africa. After two successful annual events in 2016 & 2017, with over a thousand children reached from both Cape Town and Johannesburg, PLAY HANDBALL ZA (PHZA), in […]

Using Sport to raise awareness for Climate Change! The PLAY HANDBALL Supercup is unique in its kind and is the first Handball & Environmental Tournament Series in South Africa.

After two successful annual events in 2016 & 2017, with over a thousand children reached from both Cape Town and Johannesburg, PLAY HANDBALL ZA (PHZA), in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), hosted the PLAY HANDBALL Supercup 2018 on the 20th of October 2018 at the Sinaba Sports Stadium, Daveyton, Gauteng. (more…)

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Karibu Kenya! PLAY HANDBALL Supercup the first time in Kenya to educate trainers and hence children around environmental friendly behaviour and how to deal with the waste situation. We use Handball as a tool to create learning experiences for the youth around important socio-political topics such as environmental awareness. With its flagship project the PLAY […]

Karibu Kenya! PLAY HANDBALL Supercup the first time in Kenya to educate trainers and hence children around environmental friendly behaviour and how to deal with the waste situation.

We use Handball as a tool to create learning experiences for the youth around important socio-political topics such as environmental awareness. With its flagship project the PLAY HANDBALL Supercup going in its third year in South Africa, the model was replicated in Kenya, making it the first country outside South Africa to organise and host such an event. Play Handball Kenyan office organised this first environmental handball programme in partnership with the Federal Republic of Germany Embassy in Nairobi and Konrad Adenauer Foundation Kenya in Kisumu, Western Kenya on the 13th October, 2018. (more…)

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