South Africa’s Soccer Team of Transition

The players at John Real Soccer Academy go through a recent practice in Johannesburg, South Africa

By: Jacob Rogers

John Real Soccer Academy is not your average soccer team. The group is made up of players from all over Africa who have come to South Africa with the hopes of becoming professional footballers. But there are some obstacles in their path.

Photo at top: Behind the goalpost at morning practice. Taken by Emilie Syberg