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29 May

The “Jambo Sana Football League”

We are pleased to report that through the establishment of a fully fledged football league based at the field next door to the project, we now have 600 boys and young men (14-21 years) meeting every Sunday. 


We have called our league the Jambo Sana Magina Premier League. There are some real serious young talent there and we are pretty confident in finding a new Victor Wanyama soon!

How will a football league help?
Our hope is that it will help generate a better social and exercise structure for these children and then in turn connect them to other educational activities.

What do we need to help these boys and make it a really serious league? 


1. As you can appreciate most of the boys don’t have much in the way of kit, whether it be football boots, footballs, trainers, shin-pads and so on. We need extra resources to help them provide more kit and would be absolutely delighted to receive donations of old kit from your club.

2. We are looking for a celebrity player - most likely a retired one, to visit in person and encourage the boys.

3. Plus we plan to take some coaches out to Majina so we can structure things better and introduce a mini club for the 7-14 years age groups. Initially this would be for a week’s coaching in Autumn 2017.

If we are successful in bringing additional resources to the Jambo Sana Football League, then the Rafiki Trust are confident we will have more than one thousand children being involved.

If you can help please do get in touch, click here.

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