Glasgow on the Ball Launch Lottery

Glasgow on the Ball, our fundraising football team, has launched a weekly lottery to help raise vital funds for our work. Run through ‘Our Club Lotto’, players can play for as little as £1 per week and win prizes (including cash), all while supporting the fundraising efforts of Glasgow on the Ball and subsequently, our…

Introducing Sophie Oeyen

We’re very pleased to introduce our supporters, friends and followers to Sophie Oeyen who has joined the Africa on the Ball team as Head of Partnerships. Sophie’s is currently in the last year of a Business Administration degree from the University of Amsterdam and is volunteering with us in a part-time capacity. Her role will…

Black Friday Discount On AOTB Merchandise

Black Friday is coming and we’re offering 20% off any purchases made at our online store. Our products include a bundle of Africa on the Ball/Glasgow on the Ball top quality merchandise (as pictured). All proceeds from our store fund our work in Zambia, using the power of football to change lives. Simply use the…

Government Funding Grant

Africa on the Ball Awarded Scottish Government Grant Funding The Scottish Government has announced that Africa on the Ball is to receive a £15,000 grant from its International Development Small Grants Fund, administered by the Corra Foundation. The grant is one of ten made to small charities based in Scotland and active in Africa or…

Donation to Africa On The Ball

DONATION TO AFRICA ON THE BALL We are absolutely delighted to share the news that philanthropist Colin Weir has made a significant donation to Africa on the Ball. The grant of £15,000 from The Colin Weir Foundation will support the charity’s work in Zambia using football to promote health and wellbeing, community development, gender equality…

Babvuto’s Story

Mabvuto is Kalingalinga on the Ball’s rock in defence and has played for the team in this position since 2011.  A strapping six-foot tough tackler, Mabvuto is a gentle giant. Unfortunately, both Mabvuto’s parents died when he was young, forcing him to go live with one of his aunts. When she sadly passed away, Mabvuto…

Bernard’s Story

Can football change a life? Yes! Bernard suffers from a growth deficiency condition and although he is the same age as most of the players of the team, he is significantly smaller. Despite his physical challenges he has a lot to contribute and is always the first to volunteer for tasks and activities. Bernard is…