While sport is seen as a career route for boys, girls are left behind. The Sports Wrap Foundation, through the Emalahleni Girls' Challenge, wants to change that, making football a viable employment option for girls, giving them strength and self-worth.
Danny Jordaan has said South Africa does not have a large pool of young football players. But a number of initiatives are being put in place to develop athletes to compete in the 2022 Qatar World Cup. There are plenty of mountains to climb on the way there, but there is a passion to succeed.