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  • FIFA Futbol Mundial Coverage

    In October 2013, we were the subject of a feature of FIFA’s Magazine TV programme ‘Futbol Mundial’. Their production team heard about our work via Twitter and were keen to discover more. They traveled out to visit our work in Kalingalinga and the video below the product of their work. We hope you enjoy it!

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  • The Africa on the Ball 6-a-side Tournament is Back

    Our famed 6-a-side football fundraising tournament is back! The tournament will be played at the University of Stirling’s Sport Centre and starts off at 4pm, Sunday 29th of September. There will be 6 groups of 4 teams. Each team in each group will play each other once with the group winners qualifying for the knock

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  • Andrew’s Zambia Visit Blog

    This is now my 4th time to Zambia in 5 years, and the country still continues to fascinate me, surprise me and warm me. Following some considerable time working with UKSport and the Wallace Group of Universities on the IDEALS students, I co-founded an organisation called Africa on the Ball in the community of Kalingalinga,

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  • $800 to Buy A Bus

    Our first round of fundraising to buy a team bus for the community of Kalingalinga has finished and we’re pleased to announce we’ve raised over $800 for the cause through the fundraising platform Indiegogo. Whilst we’re still a long way from our target and recongise this would never been an easy sum to achieve, we’re

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  • Sandlanders To Visit

    We are looking forward to welcoming Sandlanders Football to Kalingalinga this upcoming Monday. Africa on the Ball have been part of the Sandlanders network since early 2013 and are keen to do our first pieces of work together. Sandlanders Football is a network of community owned African football clubs and through sandlanders.com international football fans

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  • Thank you for our kit donations!

    During the lead up to Andrew’s visit to Zambia, we were inundated with donations of kit and equipment for our project in Zambia. We were successful in an application for free kit from Rangers Charity Trust and received much welcome donations from Stirling Albion FC, Supporters Direct and West Park United. The power of social

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  • We’ve Reached $500!

    We’re happy to announce we have reached the first $500 mark in our efforts to buy a bus for the community of Kalingalinga. We started fundraising last month for a bus to help our team travel to their away games and become a source of sustainable income for the community with proceeds going towards to

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  • Africa on the Ball Launch Fundraising Campaign To Buy A Bus For Zambia

      We’re proud to say we’ve launched our first fundraising campaign for the community of Kalingalinga in Zambia. We’ll be raising funds to purchase a bus for the underprivileged community in Lusaka, the country’s capital. We’ll be aiming to raise £10,000 to buy a bus via the crowd sourcing platform Indiegogo.

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  • World Environmental Day in Kalingalinga

                    By Kelvin. World environmental day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year. UNDP in conjunction with the Lusaka City Council, on the 4th of June hosted a cleaning campaign in Kalingalinga, which saw different groups from all over the community gathered to take part in

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  • Kalingalinga on the Ball League Performance Update

    By Kelvin We have played 11 games this season so far; in less than 7 games we will reach our half season. This season has been so special for us, considering our past season, which has been compromised with so much wins during our first 10 games or more.

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