Mini Basketball Tournament
The Mini Basketball Tournament was held in Maputo at the Clube Ferroviário de Maputo courts over 8 weeks, with participation from Parmalat / Santal, the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Ministry of Young people and Sports, involving 400 children aged between 8 and 12.
As a result of the bank's commitment to this project, 4 athletes who in 2008 had their first contact with basketball at the Mini Basketball Tournaments, represented the Mozambican national team at the CPLP games that took place in August in Brazil.
Held at the court belonging to the Catholic University of Mozambique in Nampula, the II Mini Basketball Tournament was attended by 16 teams involving children from various schools in the City of Nampula, aged between 8 and 12.
Partners were Clube Ferroviário de Maputo, the Maputo City Basketball Association, the Catholic University of Nampula and Santal / Parmalat.
The tournament was attended by 100 teams aged 8-12, in partnership with Clube Ferroviário de Maputo and the Maputo City Basketball Association, aiming to revive children's basketball.
During the tournaments, as usual, the learning component has been added through theatrical presentations and leaflets on children's rights, nutrition, and prevention of diseases, such as malaria and cholera.
The 6th edition of the Mini Basketball tournament was held in the cities of Maputo, Beira, Nampula, Quelimane, Tete and Xai-Xai and was attended by 125 teams, totalling 1500 athletes aged between 8 and 12.
Beyond encouraging children to play basketball, it is the organization's intention that these tournaments be a strong component of the players' future challenges, forming a solid foundation in their civic education.
In partnership with Clube Ferroviário de Maputo and the Maputo City Basketball Association, the 7th edition of the Mini Basketball tournament was held in Maputo, Beira, Nampula, Quelimane, Tete, Gaza and Manica, involving a total of 1,500 children.
This year, and for the first time, the Mini Basketball tournament in Maputo saw exciting parent-child games between players who had participated in previous editions of the tournament and currently play in the national teams of Mozambique.
The competition took place in nine different cities, promoting sports with 1,600 young people.
On the 10th anniversary of the tournament, the 10th edition of the tournament was held in the cities of Tete, Quelimane, Matola, Nacala, Nampula, Chimoio, Xai-Xai and Beira. where 1,800 young people, aged between 6 and 12, saw the Women's Basketball National Team Captain, Deolinda Ngulela, take part.
In partnership with the Mozambican Basketball Federation and the Insurance Company Ímpar, support was possible for the development of school sports by contributing sports equipment to various educational establishments, making it possible for the highest number of children to play this sport.
The 11th edition of the Mini Basketball tournament was held in 10 cities with the participation of 1,750 young athletes aged between 6 and 12 years old.
During the training sessions for the competition, workshops were organised for painting, music and drama, where a play was rehearsed based on the tale “The White Elephant” from the book “The Colour of Animals” by Calane da Silva and Ana Paula Oliveira, with each of the participants receiving a copy of the book
The 12th edition of the Mini Basketball tournament took place simultaneously in Maputo, Matola, Xai-Xai, Inhambane, Chimoio, Manica, Beira, Quelimane, Tete, Nampula and Nacala. It was attended by 1,400 athletes, aged between 6 and 11 years old.
In Maputo, the athletes performed a musical piece, singing and playing the instruments they had made in the various workshops organised to produce musical instruments made from recyclable waste. The competition was in partnership with the Mozambican Basketball Federation with the support of Sumol + Compal and Ímpar.