Register Login Live

Shield

SA Talents Meet Kante, Luiz & Moses

Seven talents from South Africa had a day to remember after meeting and kicking ball with Chelsea stars N'Golo Kante, David Luiz and Victor Moses, as well as Blues legend Michael Essien.

Click through the gallery above to see images of the second day at Chelsea.

On Thursday, the seven lucky winners of the Shield Sbonis’ iDiski campaign plus two talents from Ghana, one from Zimbabwe and one from Zambia trained at Cobham, Chelsea's state-of-the-art training facility.

The day started with a light training session at one of Cobham's 36 football pitches, before everyone rested during lunch.

Afterwards, the players of the Shield Africa XI were able to meet some of their heroes, namely 2018 FIFA World Cup winner Kante, 2012 UEFA Champions League winner Luiz and Nigerian winger Moses.

The first team trio were joined by Ghanaian Blues legend Michael Essien, and all four took their time to greet the excited youngsters before posing for pictures with every single one of them.

Not only did the Shield winners chat and pose with the stars, they also lined up together for a short football tennis tournament. Kante, Luiz, Moses and Essien all played alongside a few of the Africa XI youngsters, with Brazilian Luiz making sure his team ended up being the winner.

The glorious meet-and-greet between aspiring talents and the Premier League stars past and present ended in another football tennis game, this time the Africa XI against the Chelsea stars, before Luiz, Moses and Essien took part in a Q&A session with the youngsters.

On Friday, the Africa XI will face a team made up of Chelsea legends including Essien and Celestine Babayaro, and they are ready to give them a tough match.

You can follow the trip on our social channels or under the hashtag #MoveWithShield.  

7 SA Talents To Take On Chelsea Legends With Africa XI

Three SA Talents Jet Off To Train With Chelsea FC In The UK

Ex-Bafana Star: The Pirates Coaches Jumped Up & Down When They...

2 comments

Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

19 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

128 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Official: 10 More Confirmed January Transfers

4 Jan 15, 2021 08:15 PM in International Transfers

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

144 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Official: 10 More Confirmed January Transfers

4 Jan 15, 2021 08:15 PM in International Transfers

Confirmed: Serero Lands New Contract

12 Jan 18, 2021 10:10 AM in Players Abroad

Hunt Selects Chiefs' Man Of The Match, Snubs Nurkovic

41 Jan 19, 2021 07:45 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Revealed: Serero Amongst 10 Highest Valued SA Players

3 Jan 19, 2021 11:45 AM in Players Abroad

Young Guns Sends Chiefs Into Top Eight

248 Jan 16, 2021 06:54 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates