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African Bola

Reaching out to communities with our our local African Soccer for all.


73 Tribes Bola Games

This is a great series of 73 tribes bola games played right in the community at the local football ground. Participants are drawn from various sections and backgrounds carrying on each of them branding of one Zambian tribe. All tribes shall be represented a participating player. All games shall be played between 08:00 hours and 12:00 hours on the 5th of March 2020 at Garden Compound’s Kampala Community Ground. This day’s games mark the official kick-off of the “FREE from Drugs and Alcohol” Tournament for Children and Adolescents as detailed further below. You can also get more details on the African Bola website.

73 Balls made out of reused materials shall be presented at the end of the games. All these balls shall be made young people from the different communities. Each ball shall be granted an educational award for the makers of the balls. This is to advance awareness of climate change and catalyze positive action among young people in communities towards good environmental practices. The 73 balls shall be the only ones used throughout the “FREE from drugs and Alcohol” Tournament slated to run from 5th March to 23rd April 2021.

Saturday, 5th March 2020,
08:00 hours to 12:00 hours

Kampala Community Ground, Garden Compound

* 5 Games 
* 73 Players


Upcoming Tournament


for children and adolescents

Sat. 5th March 2021 to Sat. 23rd April 2021.

This tournament shall be hosted at 10 different Community Play-Grounds with the participation of young people between 6 and 16 years old. 

About African Bola

African Bola is a community-driven football tournament carried in the vintage African style. It brings together people of different backgrounds including youths, children and the elderly within local communities to cooperate and compete in social tournaments. Activities of benefit are run in health, education, awareness, peace-building and local entrepreneurship.

Celebrating Diversity

What we achieve

African Bola gives opportunities for recreation, sports development, child play, social interaction, community awareness building, compassionate outreaches, local collaborations and entrepreneurship.  

African Bola for PEACE & UNITY

Inspiring and sustaining peace, unity and reconciliation.

African Bola for AWARENESS

Carrying out community awareness activities in various thematic areas.

African Bola for HEALTH

Delivering health services, promotions and referrals.


Launching, activating and promoting local entrepreneurship.

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