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South African football legend, Bradley Carnell, has teamed up with Global United for a charity match that will take place on the 28th of March – Earth Hour! 
 
Carnell delved into how a charity match has been organised to occur in Namibia on March 28.
 
“The match is called the FNB Global United Climate Kick. It’s the sixth successive year that this match is being played in Namibia. We will be playing against a Kunene All Stars team of players from the Outjo and Tsumeb areas, which will be selected by Lolo Goraseb and Jomo Khaiseb. 
 
“Each year Global United stages about five events worldwide, and the Namibian leg has become a regular favourite. I’ve been wanting to get involved for a long time and my good friend, Sean Dundee, who played in Germany for a while, introduced me to it, “ he said. 
 
The former Kaizer Chiefs left back explained the reasoning behind his involvement and why it’s vital to get the message across all South Africans. 
 
“Global United was founded by Lutz Pfannenstiel, the former Ramblers goalkeeper, six years ago to raise awareness about climate change. It started off by organising exhibition matches with former international soccer stars. Since then more than 400 former players have joined Global United, including many world stars like Carlos Valderrama of Columbia, Christian Karembeu and Alaine Giresse of France, Phil Neville of England, Ronald de Boer of the Netherlands and Rivaldo of Brazil. 
 
“SA members include players like Mark Fish, Lucas Radebe and Phil Masinga. I met Lutz in January. He was part of the scouting team for Hoffenheim and is actually the main man involved in the movement of Knowlege Musona to Germany and back again. He has a real love for Africa. 
 
Carnell, who also appeared in Bafana Bafana colours and once graced the football pitches of European teams, concluded by adding.
 
“Look, it’s obvious that the weather you play in affects the game. If it’s hot, the game is way slower. In certain conditions it also becomes a health risk to play, so there are many ways in which climate change is affecting soccer. 
 
“I’ve learnt that in Southern Africa our average temperatures are rising twice as fast as the global average. That means before long we are going to be playing in crazy temperatures. 
 
To catch more read on Carnell’s involvement, please refer to page 19, in the latest Soccer Laduma edition, issue 911.
 
Join the Earth Hour movement by signing up at wwf.org.za/earthhour
 

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