The University of St Andrews on Wednesday 21st June, 2017 awarded Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) Director Clement Chileshe, with an honorary Degree of LLD (Doctors of Laws). Chileshe, is also the founder and president of Sport in Action (SIA), the first and largest sport NGO in Zambia; SIA has engaged over 100,000 young […]
A report published by Saint Sports has revealed that Clement Chileshe the Director for the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Zambia will this afternoon be awarded with the honorary Degree of LLD (Doctor of Laws).
He is also the founder and president of the Wallace Group‘s premier partner in Zambia Sport In Action (SIA), the first and largest sport NGO in Zambia; SIA has engaged over 100,000 young people in schools and communities and helped to build over 15 sport facilities in schools and community centres. His career has been dedicated to young people’s sport and positive lifestyle development.
For over ten years, the 7 Wallace Group Universities have been sending specialist sports and media students out to Lusaka (the capital of Zambia) to work with local volunteers, delivering school PE lessons, community sports programmes and health awareness workshops within the deprived areas of the city’s compounds.
The #VolunteerZambia project offers students the opportunity to add value to their University education, enhance their global awareness, develop their leadership skills and improve their teaching abilities.
The ceremony will be live via the link below from 2pm.
To watch the ceremony watch on this link
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Today players turned up in numbers to take up in the Teulings Hockey league.
Zambezi, HotSpurs, Lusaka Sharks and DE. Stars are some of the teams that took part in the weekend Teulings Games at the OYDC.
Photos by Noah Silomba | OYDC
Youth, Sport and Child Development permanent secretary Agnes Musunga, was on Friday morning 16 June, 2017 at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) to officiate during the commemoration of the day of the African Child whose local theme is “Accelerating Protection, Empowerment and Equal Opportunities for Children in Zambia by 2030 through Child participation”.
Over 20 schools were present including Representatives from Plan International, Child Fund and the UNICEF.
Photo by Noah Silomba | OYDC
ZTTA junior coach Humprey Kapula, who is also Sino Zambia coach, a club which will be participating in the league has disclosed this information.
Kapula has urged sports enthusiast to turn up in numbers to watch players in action.
Boxing at the OYDC is one of the most crowd pullers.
Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development Moses Mawere, officially opened the course yesterday and encouraged all the participants to take advantage of the instructors conducting the sessions to learn more on judo.
The coaching course will end on the 22 May, 2017.