Masikana, the swimmer

His name is Tonderai Masikana, a swimmer for the Lusaka Sharks swimming club which trains from the Olympic Youth Development Centre. The young swimmer has continued to live his dream through sport. At the age of six, Masikana had started swimming and recording his personal best time during swimming competition. He started swimming in 2013 after being oriented in the Zamtel “Learn to Swim” programme at the OYDC. His love for swimming comes at a right time when Zambia wants to produce athletes [...]

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Zambia Judo Association President Alfred Foloko, elected as new NOCZ president

Zambia Judo president Alfred Foloko, has been elected as the new National Olympic Committee of Zambia NOCZ president. The elective meeting took place in Ndola on Saturday afternoon. Hazel Kennedy has been elected as vice president while Boniface Kambikambi is the new secretary general. Handball Association of Zambia president Victor Banda is now the new treasurer. Guy Phiri, Lea Namukonda and Kakoma Nakaonga have been elected as NOCZ Executive members.

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Government commends ‘Teulings’ sponsorship

Matero Member of Parliament Lloyd Kaziya, who is also Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Minister, says government attaches great importance to projects aimed at supplementing its efforts in the development of sport especially at grassroots level. Speaking during the Teulings Youth Sports Challenge Grand Finale held at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) on 28th October, 2017 the Minister noted with happiness that there have been a number of successes scored by the OYDC in running the Teulings Youth [...]

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NAZ begins 2019 world cup qualifiers preparation

The Netball Association of Zambia (NAZ) has partnered with UK sport and England netball in its quest to qualify the Women’s Senior Netball National Team to the 2019 World Cup to be held in Liverpool, England. The team which is currently camped at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) has seen different players from around the country come together and is set to undergo different training skills. England netball has provided the team with technical assistance and UK sport has provided [...]

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