Grannies

Grannies exercise during a training session in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 8, 2009. Twice a week, the grannies swap domestic chores for football, donning soccer boots instead of their usual rubber sandals to play in local matches. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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Grannies exercise during a training session in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 8, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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A granny takes a penalty during a training session in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 8, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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Grannies fight for the ball during a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Grannies

Grannies fight for the ball during a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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Grannies help an injured teammate during a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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People cheer grannies on during a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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A granny looks on during a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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A granny controls the ball during a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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Young boys look on as a goalie stops a shot during a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in Limpopo province, about 600 kilometres outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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Grannies share a joke at the end of a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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Grannies sing and dance at the end of a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Grannies

Grannies take a break at half-time during a soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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Grannies pose for a photo before their soccer match in Nkowankowa Township, outside Tzaneen in the Limpopo province, about 600 km (372 miles) outside Johannesburg, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko