Diski Nine9 Africa is a registered non-profit company based in Soweto, South Africa (Reg no: 2015/447508/08). Diski Nine9 was formed in 2015 and our objective is to use sport, notably soccer and netball as a tool to educate and empower young Africans. “Diski” is a slang term used in South Africa to describe the biggest and most loved sport around the world – Soccer. “Nine9” is a slang term meaning Authentic or Real.
Our Vision is to identify and nurture the next generation of responsible, healthy, and empowered citizens who will contribute positively to building their communities. Our Mission is to use sports as a tool to engage, educate and empower children, youths, and their communities toward the development of a brighter future.
Raymond is a Chartered Accountant by profession and holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business.
Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer at Diski Nine9. An experienced coach boasting over 20 years of coaching various soccer teams in the township and suburbs. Phehello holds a Sports administration certificate, SAFA B Licence and KNVB coaching certificate. He also holds the highly esteemed Ambassadors in sports certificates.
Lazola Dabula is passionate about education and community development and she is currently involved in various community upliftment programs including gender equality initiatives. She is a driven, hardworking, and passionate individual, a mentor, and a person who is always willing to lend a hand and always eager for a challenge and new experiences.
Robin is the Head at Letsema Foundation and manages a portfolio of SMEs and NGOs that are being incubated and supported. He holds a BA, in Psychology and Law and a Masters in Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a 2020/21 MBA Candidate with the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business.
Musa holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Cti Education Group) and he has previously employed at Woolworths as a Department Coordinator. Musa has been been involved in football since 2009 started as a football coach and football administrator. At Diski Nine9, he is a Project Manager for Soccer
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