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More than 14,000 young people per year practise sport on a regular basis at the Centre in Lusaka. Many of them have had a medical check-up and also followed at least one social development programme.

The centre currently has:
  • 14,000 children, aged 10 - 17
  • 1,350 trainers/coaches
  • 470 teachers
  • 490 volunteers

Currently, 19 sports are practised at the Centre: athletics, badminton, basketball, boxing, football, gymnastics, handball, hockey, judo, korfball, netball, rugby, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, triathlon, volleyball and weightlifting

Interesting facts:
177 young athletes who had not practised sport before have been integrated into national teams.

Two judokas who both discovered judo at the Centre have won their first silver and bronze medals in judo at the African Junior and Cadet Championships.

One gold medal in the 100m sprint was won at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

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