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EXTRA TIME: The English PFA tours South Africa and Wolves donate kit

12:41 PM GMT+4 22/03/2019
Jorge Mendes Wolves
We take a look at the English PFA and the representative body of Australia's professional footballers, who are both focusing on Africa

The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) is the world’s oldest professional sportsperson’s union and was established in England in December 1907. 

Representatives of the PFA visited South Africa recently, and here are extracts of their experiences in Cape Town.

"Upon arriving in South Africa, the PFA and TackleAfrica met with Matthew De Klerk, Communications and Public Diplomacy Officer for the British High Commission in Cape Town, to help raise awareness with local press contacts about the programme for the week. The team explained the purpose of the on-going visits to Cape Town and the development we have seen over the years. He disclosed that the British High Commissioner, Nigel Casey would be delighted to accompany the PFA Delegation to Langa High School later in the week to see at first hand the Education/CSR work of the union," read a statement on the PFA's official website.

One can see the PFA's Instagram post on their visit to the Desmond Tutu Legacy Foundation in Langa, Cape Town where they gave away an England national team jersey. The youngsters also received a kit donated by English Premier League club, Wolves.

The PFA also visited Manenberg High School and ran a quiz around Human Rights Day in memory of the Sharpeville massacre on 21 March 1960.

In another social media post, we take a look at Australia's PFA which created an interesting video which showcases a number of young African players in Victoria, Australia.

The footballing representatives are clearly excited to watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.