Presidents Cup - African Hockey Federation

Event NameDatesVenueCity/CountryWinners (Male/Female)
Prez. Cup 2016 February 22-16, 2017Sikh Union Complex Arusha, Tanzania ZambiaZambia
Prez. Cup 201819-26 November 2018Kampala, UgandaUgandaUganda

Presidents Cup Stories

2nd President’s Cup Announcement

As AfHF received no entries for the 2nd President’s Cup scheduled for 19-26 Nov. 2018 in Uganda, this is to announce that the 2nd President’s Cup will not take place & that both Uganda’s Men & Women teams are 2018 President’s Cup winners. Related posts: AfHF Press Release | 23 May 2021 – 47th FIH

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Final Day: Zambia Achieve Historic Double in Inaugural AfHF President’s Cup Competition

The men and women’s hockey teams of Zambia, celebrated a historic double by winning the inaugural edition of the AfHF President’s Cup in Arusha, Tanzania. By this feat, both teams qualify to join the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) top 7 ranked nations in Africa for the Africa Cup for Nations Competition scheduled for South Africa

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President’s Cup – Day 3: Zambia Men Muscle Their Way Into The Final

The Zambian Men’s team consigned host Tanzania to third place on the log with a 3-1 win over Malawi on match day 3. With the win, Zambia leap-frog both Malawi and the host to sit comfortably at the summit. Malawi came in second and will face Zambia in the finals on Sunday afternoon. The Zambians

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President’s Cup Day 2: Tanzania Men’s Team Avenge Women’s Team Defeat to Zambia

The Tanzania men’s team redeemed their image and restored some national pride in the on-going AfHF President’s Cup competition with a hard fought 1-0 victory over Zambia in the only match of day 2 of competition. Having lost their opening match to Malawi, it was important for them to win this particular match to assure

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President’s Cup Day 1 – Malawi Announce their return with an Emphatic Win Over Hosts

The Malawi Sticks, the men’s team of Malawi marked their return to International hockey in Africa with a sound 3-1 bashing of hosts Tanzania. Malawi, whose last participation in international competition was in All Africa Games hosted by South Africa in 1999, announced their strong intention to compete for honours on the continent. An almost

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TD and UM Hold Briefing for Teams and Officiating Officials

The Tournament Director and the Umpires’ Manager took turns to brief the teams and the officiating officials on the arrangements for the AfHF President’s Cup competition. The TD drew the attention to key aspects of the FIH Tournament Regulations that will guide the competition while the UM took his umpires through the salient issues to

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Teams and Officials Start Arriving for the Showdown in Arusha

With the commencement of the first Edition of the AfHF President’s Cup in a matter of days, the officiating officials and the visiting teams have started arriving in Arusha to make final adjustments for the big event. The Tournament Director, Ahmed E. Youssef of Egypt, the Umpires’ Manager, Ediga Agbo of Nigeria and the two

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Arusha Ready for the First Edition of the African Hockey Federation (AfHF) President’s Cup

All is set for the Tanzania Hockey Association to host the first ever AfHF President’s Cup for both men and women at the Sikh Union Complex, formerly known as the Arusha Twigas Sport Club, in Arusha during the period February 22 to 26. The President’s Cup is a newly introduced competition by the AfHF and

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