Michael, you visited the organisation Play Handball in Cape Town in South Africa at the beginning of this year. What was your motivation to do so, and how did you get in touch? Michael Haaß: I planned to make holidays with my wife in Cape Town. I was curious and looked up in the internet: […]

Michael, you visited the organisation Play Handball in Cape Town in South Africa at the beginning of this year. What was your motivation to do so, and how did you get in touch?

Michael Haaß: I planned to make holidays with my wife in Cape Town. I was curious and looked up in the internet: Cape Town, South Africa and Handball. One of the first matches was the handball project of Nicola Scholl (Play Handball/Red.). I read about it and found it directly amazing and a very commendable dedication. I wrote to the organisation and told them that I will be in Cape Town and would like to see it. (more…)

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Looking for volunteers for a kick-off in Kenya Cape Town, 2017-02-14 Established already in South Africa and now also in Kenya: PLAY HANDBALL. Handball is well-known in Kenya and part of school sports in elementary-school, but many public schools lack knowledge about the sport, coaches and equipment. PLAY HANDBALL will help to close these gaps.

Looking for volunteers for a kick-off in Kenya

Cape Town, 2017-02-14

Established already in South Africa and now also in Kenya: PLAY HANDBALL.

Handball is well-known in Kenya and part of school sports in elementary-school, but many public schools lack knowledge about the sport, coaches and equipment. PLAY HANDBALL will help to close these gaps. (more…)

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Cape Town / South Africa, 05.12.2016 The 1st climate-neutral handball tournament series in South Africa is aiming to reach out with sport to the youth, bring kids from various schools and cultural backgrounds together and to educate them at the same time about the environment. PLAY HANDBALL ZA hosted the 1st PLAY HANDBALL SuperCup on […]

Cape Town / South Africa, 05.12.2016

The 1st climate-neutral handball tournament series in South Africa is aiming to reach out with sport to the youth, bring kids from various schools and cultural backgrounds together and to educate them at the same time about the environment. PLAY HANDBALL ZA hosted the 1st PLAY HANDBALL SuperCup on the 24th of April 2016, 9am-5pm at the German International School in Tamboerskloof, Cape Town. Over 600 youth in twenty-two youth teams in three age categories from Cape Town up to Franschhoek participated in this educational tournament; the groups were Primary School Mix U14, High School Girls U16 and High School Boys U 16. (more…)

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Cape Town, 2016-09-26 PLAY HANDBALL ZA (PHZA) will be hosting the PLAY HANDBALL SuperCup on the 29th of October 2016, in Johannesburg and on the 19th of November in Cape Town, supported by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). PHZA is a sports and development organisation founded in 2013 in South Africa and is using handball to create positive […]

Cape Town, 2016-09-26

PLAY HANDBALL ZA (PHZA) will be hosting the PLAY HANDBALL SuperCup on the 29th of October 2016, in Johannesburg and on the 19th of November in Cape Town, supported by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).

PHZA is a sports and development organisation founded in 2013 in South Africa and is using handball to create positive change for children and communities. We are providing the knowledge on how to implement Handball in schools and how to combine it with life skills. We aim to support community based organisations and schools with equipment and volunteers to implement this approach. (more…)

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Cape Town, 2016-04-19 The 1st climate-neutral handball tournament series in South Africa is aiming to reach out with sport to the youth, bring kids from various schools and cultural backgrounds together and to educate them at the same time about the environment. PLAY HANDBALL ZA is hosting the 1st PLAY HANDBALL SuperCup on the 24th […]

Cape Town, 2016-04-19

The 1st climate-neutral handball tournament series in South Africa is aiming to reach out with sport to the youth, bring kids from various schools and cultural backgrounds together and to educate them at the same time about the environment.

PLAY HANDBALL ZA is hosting the 1st PLAY HANDBALL SuperCup on the 24th of April 2016, 9am-5pm at the German International School in Tamboerskloof, Cape Town. (more…)

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Handball in South Africa … Does it sounds exciting to you? And now we open the streets to create a brighter future. PLAY HANDBALL ZA has just started up a new street-project in Cape Town. Be part of Street up your Handball and help us empower kids and youth to do sports. Support the project […]

Handball in South Africa … Does it sounds exciting to you? And now we open the streets to create a brighter future. PLAY HANDBALL ZA has just started up a new street-project in Cape Town. Be part of Street up your Handball and help us empower kids and youth to do sports. Support the project by going to this link and give your pledge: https://www.thundafund.com/ProjectDetails.aspx?projectId=295. All pledges will be rewarded. (more…)

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SolarWorld, the market leader of solar energy systems in Africa, is sponsoring a six-week ‘Handball Roadshow’ in South Africa. It is part of a Sports Cooperation Programme of the German Olympic Sports Confederation in partnership with PLAY HANDBALL ZA, the South African Handball Federation and the Western Cape Handball Association.

SolarWorld, the market leader of solar energy systems in Africa, is sponsoring a six-week ‘Handball Roadshow’ in South Africa. It is part of a Sports Cooperation Programme of the German Olympic Sports Confederation in partnership with PLAY HANDBALL ZA, the South African Handball Federation and the Western Cape Handball Association. (more…)

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Developing communities around South Africa with and through handball “Observe – with your eyes, mouth and ears.” With these words Stefan Howells, Executive Director at SCORE, pitched the young handball volunteers from Germany to their first visit of a disadvantage community in South Africa. The volunteers have been just arrived to take part in a […]

Developing communities around South Africa with and through handball

“Observe – with your eyes, mouth and ears.” With these words Stefan Howells, Executive Director at SCORE, pitched the young handball volunteers from Germany to their first visit of a disadvantage community in South Africa. The volunteers have been just arrived to take part in a new handball development programme offered by PLAY HANDBALL ZA in cooperation with SCORE. (more…)

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The Soccer World Cup in Brazil shows, sport connects people from all over the world and contributes to integration and multi-cultural cohesion. But we do not need to travel to South America to experience this. Last Wednesday 50 girls from the German School in Cape Town (DSK) and the Primary School in Kayamandi were training […]

The Soccer World Cup in Brazil shows, sport connects people from all over the world and contributes to integration and multi-cultural cohesion. But we do not need to travel to South America to experience this. Last Wednesday 50 girls from the German School in Cape Town (DSK) and the Primary School in Kayamandi were training together with a women team from the first German National Handball League, the SG BBM Bietigheim, in Kayamandi (Stellenbosch). (more…)

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