Friday, April 3, 2009

Archbishop Tutu's Ikapa United - U14 Division Dallas Cup

It's an old story but I think it still holds true.

Dallas Cup offers culture matches

South Africa team realizes significance in participating
05:34 AM CDT on Tuesday, April 3, 2007
By DAVID HINOJOSA / The Dallas Morning News

FRISCO – As the main organizer for South Africa's entrant in the 2007 Dallas Cup, Basil Palanyandi understands the annual event's significance stretches beyond athletic realm. He hopes his Ikapa United players do, too.

"We teach them to tolerate each other and make them better people," Palanyandi said. "How can we teach diversity in our world if we can not do it ourselves? We see this as a chance to experience a different level of football and a different level of cultures." ...more

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