“OUR DUTY REMAINS TO MAKE FACILITIES AVAILABLE TO SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS,” SAYS OYDC CEO DR CHITANGALA

OYDC Zambia Chief Executive Officer Dr Fredrick Chitangala is happy with the turnout of athletes coming to compete in the 2024 Teulings Youth Sports Challenge at the sports facility. Dr Chitangala says a week after the games for the year 2024 commenced the number of teams, athletes and clubs coming for games is motivating stating that management has always been determined to work with sports associations who continue sending athletes to compete in these games. Dr Chitangala says despite the centre [...]

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OYDC ZAMBIA LAUNCHES 2024 TEULINGS YOUTH SPORTS CHALLENGE

……as OYDC/NOCZ Board Member Jere urges athletes to show their skills during the sporting season. The OYDC Zambia Saturday 17 February 2024 launched the Teulings Youth Sports Challenge which has seen an addition of Baseball5 as the new sports code added to the youth league. The launch was graced by National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ) Board Member Dickson Jere who is also a Member of the OYDC Zambia Board. Jere in his remarks hinted at how much the Teulings Youth Sports [...]

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MEDIA RELEASE: OYDC ZAMBIA ANNOUNCES COMMENCEMENT OF 2024 SPORTING SEASON

7th February 2024 MEDIA RELEASE OYDC ZAMBIA ANNOUNCES COMMENCEMENT OF 2024 SPORTING SEASON The OYDC Zambia – Sports Development Centre wishes to announce that the 2024 Sporting Season for the youths at the Centre which includes the Teulings Youth Sports Challenge will commence on Saturday 17th February.  OYDC Zambia Programmes Manager Mwange Kampamba has disclosed that athletes, teams, clubs and coaches can now start utilizing the sports facilities for training in their respective sports disciplines beginning Monday 12th February.  She urges all those who [...]

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OYDC ZAMBIA RECEIVES STATE-OF-THE-ART ‘MULTIPURPOSE HALL’ FLOOR MAT

OYDC Zambia has received the much-anticipated state-of-the-art multipurpose hall floor mat from France which was donated by the Association of National Olympic Committees in Africa (ANOCA) to the National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ). The OYDC Zambia in 2021 announced that it was set to have some of its “worn out” facilities facelifted. This exercise is being done through the National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ) which was selected among other NOCs in the region to benefit from a sponsorship [...]

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HOCKEY COACH TARGETS MEDAL BRACKET AT WORLD CUP AS OYDC ZAMBIA WISHES TEAM BEST OF LUCK

HOCKEY COACH TARGETS MEDAL BRACKET AT WORLD CUP AS OYDC ZAMBIA WISHES TEAM BEST OF LUCK Floyd Chomba the women’s hockey national team coach has disclosed that he is eyeing the medal bracket at the Hockey 5s World Cup to be staged in Muscat, Oman. Chomba’s team has been in camp at the OYDC Zambia preparing for the Hockey 5s World Cup in anticipation of facing countries like Australia, Ukraine, and South Africa in group B. He says as the team leaves [...]

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2023 OYDC ZAMBIA E-NEWSLETTER

As we prepare to wind up 2023 in anticipation of 2024, the OYDC Zambia is sharing with you the 2023 E-Newsletter highlighting some of the activities which were hosted at the sports facility. We hope you will enjoy browsing through this newsletter as we will welcome your reviews and suggestions. DOWNLOAD 2023 OYDC ZAMBIA E-NEWSLETTER

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ZAMBIA’S FORMER TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE PRINCE MUMBA DONATES SHOES TO OYDC ATHLETES

Prince Mumba a Zambian former track and field athlete and currently president of the Prince Africa Track Foundation has donated over 50 pairs of shoes to the OYDC Zambia to be distributed to athletes. Mumba following this donation pledged to work with the OYDC Zambia in future adding that he was amused to learn that the centre plans to revamp kids athletics. He says OYDC Zambia is strategically located in an area where there is a lot of talent and if [...]

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OVER 140 SPORTS PERSONS RECEIVE TEULINGS REWARDS

It was an amazing moment at the Teulings Youth Sports Challenge grand finale hosted at the OYDC Zambia on Saturday 25 November 2023. Athletes, Coaches, Teams, Media, Umpires, and Clubs turned up in numbers to receive trophies, medals and shields for their outstanding performances for the year 2023 in the Teulings Youth Sports Challenge sponsored by Coen Teulings Chairman of Merifin Capital in Belgium. There was joy and jubilation as athletes were notified that their sponsor was celebrating his birthday as [...]

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14-YEAR-OLD TEULINGS HOCKEY ATHLETE AMUSED WITH HER PARTICIPATION AT PARIS 2024 OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS GAMES IN SA

14-YEAR-OLD TEULINGS HOCKEY ATHLETE AMUSED WITH HER PARTICIPATION AT PARIS 2024 OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS GAMES IN SA Memory Chaya is a young talented hockey player who plays for Zambezi Hockey Club and is living her dream of competing in high-level competitions both local and international. Born on 25 September 2009, Chaya started her sports career at the OYDC Zambia – Sports Development Centre through the Teulings Youth Sports Challenge a youthful league which engages teams and athletes below the age of 20 [...]

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“GO AND QUALIFY FOR THE PARIS 2024” NOCZ URGES HOCKEY TEAMS

“GO AND QUALIFY FOR THE PARIS 2024” NOCZ URGES HOCKEY TEAMS The men’s and women’s hockey national teams have been urged to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic games as they travel to South Africa for the qualifiers games. National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ) Treasurer Victor Banda urged the two teams to put in their level best during the qualifiers games and become the first team sport to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic games. He spoke to the teams when [...]

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