Sports Tours To South Africa
Sport is South Africa’s national religion. Transcending race, politics and language groups, sport unites this country. South Africans love sport and every school in South Africa implements almost all of the sporting codes. We, as a country, believe that sport helps to develop our Youth into successful, healthy and motivated ambassadors for our country.
Football/Soccer: The people’s game has won the hearts of South Africa’s majority. South Africa is by no means a giant in the world of soccer; however with the upcoming 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup being held in South Africa, it is the subject of most conversations. South Africa has a huge variety of soccer tournaments, ranging from junior to senior level. Touring teams will therefore be well matched against similar strength teams.
Rugby in South Africa: Being the current World Champs and having recently beaten the British Lions on our home turf, rugby is on everyone lips, young and old. Edusport is able to organize competitive fixtures for the avid touring team as national pride is at stake. This will result in lifelong relationships with the touring school or club.
Cricket in South Africa : Cricket in South Africa has always been very competitive. This has filtered down to the junior teams, which is why a touring team will always be able to find a fixture to suit their needs.
Other Sporting Codes on offer:
• Netball: South Africa is one of the world’s dominant nations at this particular sport. You will always be guaranteed of suitable fixtures for touring netball teams.
• Tennis: South Africa has produced many a tennis legend in our time. Our weather promotes outdoor play and we are gradually seeing our youth improve and progress in this sport.
• Field Hockey: South Africa offers an equal choice of grass and Astro hockey fields. This sport is very popular in schools, amongst both the boys and girls.
• Water polo: The playing level of Waterpolo in South Africa has increased in strength over the past couple of years and teams have done exceptionally well in tournaments internationally.
• Swimming: With South Africa having a very warm sub tropical climate, swimming is a very popular sport amongst schools, with the standard of swimming being very high. South Africa has produced excellent swimming stars in the past and there are very promising stars coming up the ranks.
• Golf: The golf courses in South Africa are rated amongst the top in the world. With golf being played throughout the year, teams can tour during any season. Golf is played in most top schools with a high standard.