21 July 2009

As part of its commitment to uplift the Community, Maritzburg United have donated a soccer kit and balls to the YMCA Football Club. The Club has been recently formed to keep the Street Children off the street and out of mischief.

YMCA’s CEO Mr. Thys Nel (left) receives the Kit from United’s Brand Manager, Mr. Younus Kadodia

United’s Brand Manager, Younus Kadodia was approached by the YMCA to assist with kit and balls.

Younus was touched by their effort and in realizing their occupational project did not hesitate to ensure this exercise was supported.

“We at United have a strong feel for the social responsibility in the region and will gladly support such initiatives”, said Kadodia.

“I also must salute the YMCA and its CEO, Mr. Thys Nel for creating the initiative. We see ourselves also having coaching sessions for these youngsters as well as getting our Academy team to play friendly games with this side on a regular basis," added Kadodia.