Eye on the ball

SA free style football legend Christopher Njokwana, from Langa. Picture: RedBull pool content

Fancy yourself a freestyle footballer and think you have what it takes to compete against the best. Then upload a  video on www.redbullstreetstyle.com with a 30-second set showing your all-round skills. The videos will be reviewed by judges elected by the World Freestyle Football Association (WFFA) and includes SA free style football legend Christopher Njokwana, from Langa. South Africa is no stranger to the prestigious tournament, having contested national Red Bull Street Style events since its inception. Njokwana won the national finals in 2008 and went on to be part of the star-studded judging panel for the Red Bull Street Style World Finals in 2010, hosted in Cape Town. After a decade of world finals on five continents, this is the first time the competition will be held entirely online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Anyone can enter by submitting a video clip.To qualify, videos must be no longer than 45 seconds overall, with the freestyle set lasting no longer than 30 seconds. They also must be in horizontal (landscape) format and without edits. No music is allowed. Everyone 16 or older is welcome to take part. Visit www.redbullstreetstyle.com for submission details, deadline information, news and updates.