Help Siboniso get to America

Siboniso Thwala.

Thirteen-year-old Siboniso Thwala’s, dream of becoming a soccer star is coming true. This Grade 7 pupil from SPARK Lynedoch near Stellenbosch, has been selected to represent South Africa at the Dallas Cup international youth soccer tournament in America.  The tournament takes place from Sunday April 14 to Sunday April 21 and is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. In a recent announcement, it was confirmed that the Liverpool Football Club will also compete at the tournament. Says Mary Busschau of SPARK Schools: “The SPARK community is thrilled with Siboniso’s achievement. He is a hugely talented sportsman and all-rounder and this is a dream come true for him. One day we hope to see him play for Bafana Bafana.” Siboniso’s family and community in Khayelitsha are currently fundraising for his trip to America and have raised half of the R30 000 needed for him to take part. To help Siboniso make his journey to America, visit