Multi-Sports Coaching & Playing in Ghana

Accra, Ghana

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25 people
14 days
Code: GHVSC1
Activity and Adventure, Athletics, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Martial Arts, Netball, Rugby, Sports Coaching, Swimming, Tennis, Volunteering Abroad
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Our work in Ghana started in 2002 and has since worked with thousands of kids to provide them with sports opportunities that have seen a few of them get international university scholarships in the USA and UK as well as some getting professional contracts in football and other sports.

We work closely within the disadvantaged communities around Accra, the capital. Our work provides structured opportunities to allow kids to reach their potential in football, hockey, rugby, netball, tennis, golf and other sports.

Our work allows us to identify kids to be invited to a sporting school of excellence / sports academy and we need your passion for sport to help us reach even more young people.

Spend from 2 weeks or more coaching sport in one of Africa’s most friendly nations. Discover the raw talent the kids have and steer them on their way to better opportunities in sport and education. You’re time with us will also allow you to play sport against the locals and experience all things Ghanaian, from tasty West African cuisine to dancing under the stars at some of Accra’s exciting night spots. Step out of your comfort zone, develop yourself and see what this sports opportunity is all about.

All programs start every Monday of the year. You can arrive at the airport on a Saturday or Sunday to receive a free airport collection service. We'll supply you with full details when you book.

You can come for any period from 2 weeks plus. There will be an additional charge for each extra week you want to come, so please get in touch to find out more.

Note: some National holidays may disrupt activities.

Accommodation and Food
The accommodation is basic but comfortable and you will stay in a dormitory style room. The accommodation has a very sociable atmosphere and you will find it a great place to relax and unwind in the evenings. The accommodation is also centrally located to the placements. Shops and other useful amenities are either a short walk or taxi ride away.

You will be provided with three meals a day, comprising a mixture of local Ghanaian and Western style dishes.

Travel and Adventure in Ghana
You will be encouraged to explore Ghana during your free time so you can sample some of its breathtaking sights and meet some of Africa's friendliest people. The capital, Accra, is full of great places to visit and you will meet both locals and other travellers at a variety of bars and restaurants that provide authentic African live music and dancing. There are also a large number of western-style pubs and clubs, including an Irish Bar, an American Sports Bar and a series of dance-venues very close to where you are living. And, if you fancy a football experience to remember, then prepare yourself for watching Hearts of Oak at the National Stadium where the locals wave flags, blow horns and dance on the roofs of the terraces!

Other Options in Ghana
It is likely that there will be a whole variety of other activities you can get involved with while you are away. Because we have focused in-country teams, they will be able to inform you of other opportunities both inside and outside the capital. This gives you a unique chance to combine projects and experience the country in a whole variety of ways.

Most foreigners will require a visa to enter Ghana, we recommend you apply for a tourist visa. You can check your visa requirements by visiting the Ghana High Commission website nearest to where you are based.

Everyone will also require a yellow fever vaccination to enter Ghana and a certificate to prove you have had this. You should contact your travel nurse to discuss this further.

In-Country Staff
Your safety and enjoyment is extremely important to us. That’s why we have dedicated in-country teams to look after you throughout your placement. Our staff live nearby, can be reached 24-hours a day and will check-in with you throughout your placement to ensure everything is running smoothly, and you are happy in your new environment.

24-Hour Emergency Support
In addition to our in-country staff, you will benefit from our international support network. You will be given emergency contact details before you leave which you can call in the event of a crisis. We are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country and UK, pre-departure advice and access to a personalised travel centre full of extra information to help you be well prepared for the trip.

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