All is Set for She’s Got Power! Women’s Football Tournament

The Sport for Social Change Network in Zambia members are warming up for the  tournament this Saturday, we are so excited and are looking forward to seeing you .

Participating women’s teams are: Kaunda Square Sports Club, Breakthrough Sports Academy, Play Soccer Zambia, New Wave, Life Skills Development Foundation, Kalim Sport and SCORE.

Not feeling like playing football? No worries, we are showing the movie the ‘The Miracle of Bern’ so you’ll have something to do as well – did we mention it is free? Yes! it is absolutely free.

The event  is  a celebration so there will be lots of  fun, music and some  information sharing on human rights, HIV/AIDS and of course football.

This is made  possible with the generous support of the German Embassy in Zambia, Women Win, NIF and the SSCN Southern Africa.

See you there!

WWC 2011 MascotThe FIFA Women’s World Cup ends on 17th July 2011 in Germany, it’s a symbol of the struggle, the liberty, the hard work and the power of women’s engagement in sport.

In celebration of the Women’s World Cup the Sport for Social Change Network in Zambia members will come together in a tournament to celebrate women’s right to sport.

The event will provide an opportunity for about 150 young women to play football, to get information about their rights and of course to have fun!
We proudly bring this event to you with the support of the German Embassy in Zambia, Women Win and the National Sports Council of Zambia.

Contact: nowsparwomen@nowspar.com for more information or to participate.

Additional activities include a radio interview on National Radio with NOWSPAR General Secreatry Ms. Lombe Mwambwa on the FIFA Women’s World Cup as she reflects on Women’s right to sport and the gendered realities of sport on ZNBC Radio 2 at 09:30 on Sunday 9th July.

A discussion forum on women’s access to sport and the world cup at at NOWSPAR on Monday 10th July bringing together members of the Sport for Social Change Network in Zambia.

A screening of a movie about football in Germany and how the sport has developed and the public screening of the World Cup final match.

Past activities include a live screening party hosted by the German Embassy, participation by youth in a social soccer match at the Olympic Youth Development Centre to raise awareness about the World Cup.

The German Embassy presented football equipment and financial grant towards these activities related to the world cup.

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