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Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy opens in Century City

22 February 2016


A Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy (GKCA) High Performance Training Centre has opened at Century City.

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve and develop the skills of upcoming cricketers, GKCA has partnered with Fives Futbol to establish the multipurpose training centre, situated at the Fives Futbol Arena opposite Canal Walk. 

This is the third High Performance Training Centre launched by the academy, with the other two successful centres based at Claremont Cricket Club and Rondebosch Boys’ High School.

Garreth von Hoesslin, manager of the Century City academy, says they felt there was a real need for such facilities in the northern suburbs. 

“We have had several meetings with schools in the area and built up some good relationships. We truly believe that this centre will provide these budding cricketers with the best chance of success.”
Former World Cup winning cricket coach and Founder: GKCA, Gary Kirsten said the location within Century City and their partnership with Fives Futbol provided a great location for the GKCA. 

“We've got multiple offerings available at this facility and our coaches are really motivated to work with the surrounding schools in the area." commented Kirsten.

The facilities include two floodlit nets - allowing practice until late at night - with a top range Jugs bowling machine for high-level batting practice. Added to this, the academy’s fully qualified Level 3 coaches are always on hand for expert insights. The all-encompassing centre offers users a variety of services including private, one-on-one coaching sessions; group coaching sessions; club practice and corporate hire as well as the providing the perfect venue for action-packed birthday parties.

For further details contact Garreth von Hoesslin on