Bafana Bafana Goalkeeper Ronwen Williams Gives Back to Old Primary School With N5m Donation

Bafana Bafana Goalkeeper Ronwen Williams Gives Back to Old Primary School With N5m Donation

  • Ronwen Williams is said to have donated 5 million naira to his old primary school
  • The Bafana Bafana goalkeeper recently visited his alma mater and hopes his donation will help develop the school's sports programs
  • Williams also spoke about Bafana Bafana's loss against Nigeria and where he went wrong in the penalties
Ronwen Williams donated to his old primary school
Bafana Bafana's Ronwen Williams gave back to his old primary school with a huge donation. Images: ronwen30
Source: UGC

Ronwen Williams recently donated money to his old Gelvandale Primary School in Gqeberha. The AFCON bronze medalist's N5m donation will be used for the school's sporting codes, where his love and passion for sports was cultivated.

Ronwen Williams gives back to primary school

Bafana Bafana's award-winning goalie, Ronwen Williams, is still beaming with pride at his team's performance during the AFCON 2023 tournaments despite losing in the semi-finals.

In his humble nature, Williams used some of his earnings from the matches to donate to the place that formed the foundation of his career - his old primary school.

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According to AlgoaFM, the star goalie donated a handsome R50K to Gelvandale Primary School in Gqeberha that will be used for the school's sporting codes:

"The school will always be special to me because this is where everything started."

Ronwen Williams opens up about Nigeria loss

The Bafana goalie got candid with CBS Sports Golazo about his struggles during the game against Nigeria.

The teams were led to the penalties that left Williams unable to save most of the Super Eagles' shots. He told the interviewers that he and the Eagles had the same strategy:

"I try to watch as much football as possible, but at the end of the day, it's a lottery. They know that we are studying them, and they started studying me as well, so I had to come up with better ideas."

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2023 AFCON semi-final: Nigeria vs South Africa in history earlier examined the outcome of past meetings between Nigeria and South Africa.

Since 1992, the two teams have faced each other 14 times, with the Super Eagles emerging victorious in seven of those encounters against South Africa.

South Africa had two wins within this period, while both countries drew five times.

Wednesday's show will be the fifteenth time, and many pundits have tipped Nigeria to defeat the South African team in the semi-final of the 2023 AFCON.


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