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Meet Tom Chaloba, Zambian Rugby Inspiration

BY bhubesipride  ·  Friday Nov 3, 2017

Bhubesi Pride Foundation has been working with the charismatic Tom Chaloba since 2016 as part of their own delivery of coaching rugby to children and young people in nine countries through Africa, including Zambia.

“My name is Tom Chaloba and I believe in the values of rugby”…

Tom’s mission is to increase participation among young people, develop coaches and create pathways for playing in clubs, which BPF is supporting with their annual expeditions.

Following a successful career playing for the Zambian national rugby team, Tom’s passion for the sport and the desire to develop and create a legacy led him to set up a rugby academy in Kabwe, Zambia. He now works in schools, clubs and communities coaching and sharing his skills and experience with over 3000 boys and girls, 10 to 18 years of age.

Tom is breaking down barriers using the sport for development and social change in Zambia and feels his aims and objectives have been assisted greatly by his work and close association with BPF.

Meet Tom Chaloba

  • Zambian national player – 2005 to 2013
  • Captain – 2000 to 2013
  • Get into Rugby, Zambia
  • Die Hard Rugby, Zambia
  • Zambia Rugby Union

To be part of one of Bhubesi Pride’s unique projects, visit www.rugbyinafrica.org for more information or APPLY HERE now.

2018 EXPEDITIONS: full January to June but have a few places remaining for June to September

2019 EXPEDITIONS: applications now open!

Participation from 3 weeks to 7 months

Contact Sally for more information: sally@rugbyinafrca.org

Take a look at the BPF video and feel Tom’s joy and infection enthusiasm:

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