The East Africa Cup (EAC) consists of tournaments in football, volleyball and sitting volleyball. Over 1000 youths participate altogether in these sports.
Definitely the world’s most popular sport! The football tournament in EAC consists of 4 different classes and gathers over 60 teams;
Under 13- Boys (born after 01.01.1998)
Under 13- Girls (born after 01.01.1998)
Under 16- Boys (born after 01.01.1995)
Under 16- Girls (born after 01.01.1995)
Under 13 class:
- 7 against 7
- Each match is 2*15 min with 5 minute break
Under 16 class:
- 11 against 11
- Each match is 2x30 min with 5 minute break
One of the world’s most popular sports, and are quickly gaining more popularity in Africa. The volleyball tournament in EAC consists of:
Under 16- Boys
Under 16- Girls
We think that everybody can participate in sports! To encourage disabled youths to participate in EAC, we have a Sitting Volleyball tournament:
Under-16 Mixed (both girls and boys)
Common schedule for all sports:
Group Matches: Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd of June
Playoffs, including semi-finals: Friday 23rd of June
Finals and award ceremony: Saturday 24th of June
This year’s EAC is fully booked.
There are three broad entry routes for teams into the tournament.
1. Enter your team through the organizing partner organizations (CHRISC East Africa, MYSA, NPA or KRIK)
2. Enter your team through an organization that integrates sport for education.
3. Apply directly to the Executive Committee and prove that your team integrates sport for education.
For details on each of these entry routes, please, click Partners profiles.
All organizations invited to participate in the tournament do their own selections of participants participating in the tournament which have to be in line with the tournament rules and regulations which are provided during application processes.
What does it cost teams to participate?
Participating teams are can either get full support, part support or self-support. However, transport to, during, and from the tournament is – typically by bus. Teams are also provided with all the accommodation, food, and basic medical care. The teams are expected to provide their own personal effects and extras. To get more specific information of this, please send an e-mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to your geographically closest office of CHRISC, MYSA, NPA or KRIK – the contact addresses can be found by clicking a chosen logo at bottom of this page.