Sportways to host maiden Africa Hockey Summit

Sportways in partnership with Africa Hockey Federation, Hockey Dreams Foundation, Scorrd and Self-Pass is organising the first ever Africa Hockey summit – a free event that will feature the best of both the continent and other continent’s coaches and players.

The three (3) day virtual summit scheduled to take place between September 3 – 5, 2020 , will give registered participants the opportunity to watch exceptional video content from top hockey players and coaches across the globe. The summit will also include inspiring lectures from over 30 speakers including Max Caldas, Shane McLeod, Alyson Annan, Marsha Cox, Gregg Clark, Thomas Briels, Dr Sherylle Calder and many more.

“We are super proud to be making Africa Hockey history together with this virtual summit. We have Olympic Hockey coaches and players willing to contribute their time and expert knowledge to develop African Hockey. Everyone is invited to join us to learn – it’s free!” Jack Thonissen, SportWays Africa.

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“Within our Hockey Dreams programs, we see that out coaches can actually make a difference through the power of sports – keep things small, make a big impact. Education is key in that matter. This summit is the gateway to offer that to African hockey and beyond.” Malou Janssen, Hockey Dreams Foundation.

“It is with great pleasure to announce tthat the AfHF is endorsing and co-hosting the 1st African Hockey Summit 2020. As the AfHF continuously works on developing and engaging African officials and umpires, we equally endorse and support all initiatives – alongside National Associations and clubs – to develop and grow coaches and players on the continent. The maiden edition of the summit features a well-rounded mix of talents from Africa and abroad and will surely capitalize on the concept of ‘coaching without borders’.

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“I am looking forward to a rich and exciting 3-day online event where coaches and players can share their knowledge and experience.” Seif Ahmed, President of African Hockey Federation (AfHF).

“Scored is the best online community in the world and free to join. We are super excited to be part of the first virtual African Hockey Summit. We will host a live chat and discussion segment on Scored, so all participants can share their thoughts about the different speakers.” Sebastien Commeyne, Scorrd.

“Self-Pass changed the game on social media with over 100,000 passionate fans in every corner of the world. We are proud to be part of Africa’s hockey journey and with this Summit, we will take hockey to new and higher places.” Bernardo Fernandes, Founder of Self-Pass.

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The Summit will be open and free to all registered participants. Participants can book their tickets at:

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