Rising Stars underway in Zambia

ZAMBIA

|
Image: By BiztechAfrica
Rising Stars underway in Zambia

The Airtel Rising Stars (ARS) football tournament is now underway in all the 10 provinces of Zambia with over 6,000 under-17 players fighting for 18 slots in their respective provinces.

This year’s tournament, which has also attracted girls, kicked off at district level before moving to the provincial level.

In the country’s capital Lusaka, the event took place at the National Sports Development Centre with over 2,000 players in attendance.
Airtel and the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) have partnered to stage this year’s event.

The Airtel Raising Stars soccer talent programme aims to identify and nurture budding soccer talent from the grassroots onto a national stage.

The second season of the programme-which follows a hugely successful inaugural year-provides a platform for the upcoming soccer talent under the age of seventeen to showcase their skills to leading scouts and coaches, giving them an opportunity to further their football skills.



Share the News

Get Daily Newsletter

comments powered by Disqus

MORE ZAMBIA NEWS

Muvi TV doubles digital channel line-up on EUTELSAT 7B satellite

Muvi TV, Zambia´s leading commercial broadcaster, is poised for a new phase of expansion with expanded satellite capacity from Stellar, a leading German play-out centre and satellite uplink facility, that leases high-power capacity on the EUTELSAT 7B satellite  Read More

Airtel Zambia CSR wins award

Airtel Zambia has scooped two Zambia Public Relations Association (ZAPRA) Awards. Read More

Online condolences flood in for Sata

Zambians and non-Zambians have flooded social media sites with condolences over the death of the country’s president Michael Sata at the age of 77. Read More

Huawei supports Zambian family day

Chinese ICT giant Huawei has pledged support for a family centre in Zambia. Read More

Zamtel, NEC in microwave transmission project

Dr Nobuhiro Endo, President at NEC Corporation, and Dr Mupanga Mwanakatwe, CEO  of Zamtel Zamtel and NEC Corporation have agreed to build a new digital microwave radio transmission network to boost mobile coverage and capacity across Zambia. Read More

World Panel Zambia launches solar chargers

World Panel Zambia Ltd has launched its durable World Panel solar panels, which charge mobile phones as fast as a wall plug does.  Read More

CEC Liquid Telecom Zambia appoints new MD

The Liquid Telecom Group and Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC have announced the appointment of Andrew Kapula as Managing Director of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia. Read More

Huawei equips Mulungushi University with ICTs

Huawei Technologies Zambia has handed over 40 computers, desks and chairs to Mulungushi University in a move expected to enhance the learning opportunities for students at the institute. Read More

Zambia, IBM improve access to life-saving drugs

IBM has announced a collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health to provide citizens with improved access to 200 life saving drugs.  Read More

Master Power Technologies commits to Zambia

Power solutions and data centre specialist Master Power Technologies has invested resources in Zambia to better service its local sites. Read More

PRESS OFFICES

Sage ERP AfricaSAP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoice

FEATURED STORY

PWC: Optimism abounds but a bumpy journey ahead for somePWC: Optimism abounds but a bumpy journey ahead for some

PwC’s ‘Capital Projects & infrastructure in East Africa, Southern Africa and West Africa,’ report says infrastructure spend in the region is projected to reach $180bn per annum by 2025.

IN DEPTH

Africa lags on digital migration Africa lags on digital migration

Only three African countries have so far completed the digital migration process, and serious issues are hampering the migration in other nations.