The uneven field in Forest Drive, Epping Forest in the Western Cape is covered with scattered waste and dry patches of grass on which a few horses graze. This field has multiple purposes: it is a battlefield for local gangs — the Terrible Josters and The Horribles — and a battlefield of another kind when children play soccer games.
For 40-year-old Wynne Dryden, the field holds memories of both his lost soccer dream and his past gangster life. It is also a symbol of his dream for the children of Epping Forest; specifically, those with a talent for football that needs nurturing.
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