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Cup of hope football tournaments 2023



We are pleased to share with you an overview of our tournaments for the year. We will be hosting a total of six different tournaments in Zambia, taking place in Lusaka, Ndola, Chililabombwe, Mufulira, and Livingstone. With over 2000 participants expected to join us across all our events, we are looking forward to a thrilling and competitive season.

We are particularly thrilled to announce that we will be hosting our first girls' tournament this year, with the finals set to take place at the renowned Heroes Stadium. We are proud to support and encourage female participation in sports, and we are confident that this tournament will be a great success.

We are excited to see the enthusiasm and passion from all our participants and supporters as we gear up for another exciting year of tournaments. We wish all participants the best of luck and look forward to celebrating the accomplishments of all those involved.


U17 Girls Football Tournament

The Cup of Hope U17 girls tournament has recently reached its Quarter Finals and Semi-Finals, marking a pivotal moment in this prestigious competition. Among the fierce competitors who vied for a coveted spot in the grand finale were "Young Yasa," "KK Starts," "Football Chance," "Chikonaty," "Twikatane," "Patakki," "Young Green Buffaloes Ladies," and "Luyando Foundation."

These remarkable clashes took place at OYDC on the 10th of June, infusing the atmosphere with an unparalleled sense of joy and an unwavering dedication to the beautiful game. Following an exhilarating display of skill and determination across six exhilarating matches, we can now confirm that Luyando Foundation and Patakki have emerged as the formidable finalists, set to face off on the 22nd of July.

The Heroes Stadium, renowned for its storied history and legendary status, will serve as the awe-inspiring backdrop for the highly anticipated showdown. With the final kick-off scheduled for 12 pm, this momentous occasion promises to be a spectacle for the ages. We invite you to join us in commemorating the brilliance of women's football in Zambia, as we witness the crowning of the ultimate champion.

Save the date, the 22nd of July, and be there to witness history in the making. Let us come together in unity to celebrate the extraordinary talent and unwavering spirit of these remarkable young athletes.


Boys tournaments

The upcoming boys' tournament promises to be an exciting and challenging event, with over 50 teams competing for the coveted title of Cup of Hope winners. The level of competition will undoubtedly be intense, with each team striving to emerge victorious.

In addition, the Province Cup will feature four strong teams from Chililabombwe, Mufulira, Ndola, and the host city, competing for the crown. Meanwhile, Livingstone and Lusaka will battle it out to determine this year's new winners.

We are eager to witness the passion, dedication, and sportsmanship that will be on display throughout the tournament. We wish all participating teams the best of luck as they aim to showcase their skills and compete for the ultimate prize.

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