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  • Africa on the Ball Speakers Night & Dinner – 7th February

    Africa on the Ball are very pleased to announce we will be holding our first ever Speakers Night on the 7th of February at The Stirling Highland Hotel. The ticket price includes two great speakers and a three course meal (food detailed at the bottom).

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  • Jamming For Wheels – Fundraising Gig Night for Africa on the Ball

    Saturday the 13th of December sees a number of very talented Scottish musicians come together for our cause. The ‘Jamming For Wheels’ gig features performances from Neil McCulloch, Calum Gilligan, The Johnstown Flood, Black and White Boy and Steven Kemp. All proceeds will go towards our Buy A Bus campaign. You can get your ticket

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  • Volunteering Opportunities

    We’re holding a meeting this Wednesday (24th September) for people interested in volunteering with Africa on the Ball. Over the next 6 months, we’ve got several fundraising and awareness raising events taking place which we’d like to involve you in.

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  • 6-a-side Fundraising Tournament

    Our next fundraising tournament takes place on Sunday the 5th October at the University of Stirling. Sign up now via Eventbrite for just £30 a team. With some more great prizes up for grabs and of course, our acclaimed trophy to be won – it’s an event not to be missed!

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  • Luangwa Valley on the Ball

    Africa on the Ball are delighted to be involved in the community development work of Luangwa Valley by supporting their sport programme in the region. In partnership with the British charity, the High 5 Club, Africa on the Ball have provided kit and equipment to the region and helped organised a tournament among the community.

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  • Buy A Bus

    We’re trying to buy a bus for the community of Kalingalinga! Watch this video below to find out more.   Our Project Manager Kelvin Chasuaka wrote a blog about what it would mean to the community of Kalingalinga to buy a bus: Benefits of having a Team Bus. “I remain hopeful and keen that, purchasing

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  • Kickstarting Keta – Crowdfunding for African football

    We’ve been delighted to be involved with Sandlanders who promote community ownership of football throughout Africa and are now keen to help and support our friends at Keta Sandlanders who are hoping to raise money for a community football hub in Ghana.

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  • 6-a-side Football Tournament is back!

    We’re delighted to announce that the famous Africa on the Ball 6-a-side Football Tournament is back. Please register your team’s entry here now! The entry fee is just £30, (£5 each) with all proceeds going to Africa on the Ball’s work in Zambia. We’re looking for 24 teams of 6 or more players to register.

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  • AOTB and EZ Sport Form Food Programme Sponsorship

    Africa on the Ball are pleased to announce Scottish Fitness and Nutrition suppliers EZ Sport are to sponsor their food programme in Kalingalinga, Zambia. EZ Sport who hold shops in Stirling and Edinburgh will sponsor the charity’s food project which was established last year to provide a source of nutrition to the players of ‘Kalingalinga

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  • Looking for Partnerships with Youth Football Clubs

    Africa on the Ball are looking to partner with youth football clubs across Scotland. Football is a global game loved the world around and can be used as a tool to teach about global awareness and citizenship. We would love to link up with youth football clubs and talk about out work in Zambia and

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