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ZAMBIA HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

P 0 Box 20172, Kitwe, Zambia

Telephone Nos.: 260-21 2-227225 - ext 501 8 - Fax: 260-21 2-222638

All Correspondence to be addressed to the General Secretary

 

12-19 DECEMBER 2015 OLYMPIC YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTRE HOCKEY STADIUM,

 LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

 

The President/Secretary National Hockey Associations Africa Hockey Federation Dear Sir / Madam

 

I have pleasure in advising your Association of, and extending an invitation to your National Club Champion Men and Women`s teams to participate in, the African Cup of Club Champions Tournament, which will be hosted by the Zambia Hockey Association (ZHA) at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) Hockey Stadium, Lusaka, Zimbia, from the 12th to 19th December 2015.

 

Accommodation

The official hotel for the tournament is the OYDC Lodge, situated at the OYDC near to the stadium. Alternative hotels include the Golden Peacock situated about 4km from the centre along Kasangula Road, Magodi Lodge and Pavillion Lodge situated within the proximity of OYDC which is less than 10 minutes’ walk to the Centre, ACCAMS Lodge situated 8km from the stadium, off Kasangula Road, Crossroads Lodges situated about 7km from the stadium off Kasangula road. We list below hotels that you may want to contact and their rates.

 

1.       OYDC LODGE

 

Great North Road, Lusaka

Room type

Rate

Breakfast included : FullB/Cont.

Single (per person)

K300

Full Breakfast

Twin (two per room)

K400

Full Breakfast

Double (single occupancy)

K400

Full Breakfast

 

2.       MAGODI Lodge

Great North Road, 5 minutes walk to OYDC Cell: +260979299161 – Whatsapp as well

Room type

Rate

Breakfast included : FullB/Cont.

Twin (two per room)

K300

Continental Breakfast

Double (single occupancy)

K300

Continental Breakfast

 

3.       PAVILLION LODGE

Great Noth Road, 10 minutes walk to OYDC. Cell: +260977789477 – Whatsapp as well

Room type

Rate

Breakfast included : FullB/Cont.

Twin (two per room)

K250

N/A

Double (single occupancy)

K250

N/A

 

4.       ACAMMS LODGE

89 Mutobe Road Roma, Lusaka : www.acammslodge.co.zm ; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Room type

Rate

Breakfast included : FullB/Cont.

Single (per person)

K300

Full Breakfast

Twin (two per room)

K400

Full Breakfast

Double (single occupancy)

K400

Full Breakfast

 

5.       CROSSROADS LODGES LTD

Plot 6649 Mumana Road, Olympia: www.crossroadslodge.com; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Room type

Rate

Breakfast included : FullB/Cont.

Single (per person)

350

Full Breakfast

Twin (two per room)

K450

Full Breakfast

Double (single occupancy)

K450

Full Breakfast

 

6.       MWILUZI MOTE, EMMASDALE

 

Room type

Rate

Breakfast included : FullB/Cont.

Single (per person)

K250

Continental Breakfast

Twin (two per room)

K350

Continental Breakfast

Double (single occupancy)

K300

Continental Breakfast

 

7.       ROMA LODGE

Plot 97 Mutandwa Road, Roma: www.thebestofzambia.com/romalodge This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Room type

Rate

Breakfast included : FullB/Cont.

Single (per person)

K300

Full Breakfast

Twin (two per room)

K350

Full Breakfast

Double (single occupancy)

K350

Full Breakfast

 

8.       LAFE HOTEL

Plot No. 6732, Chiwalamabwe Road, Olympia Extension; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Room type

Rate

Breakfast included : FullB/Cont.

Single (per person)

K

 

Twin (two per room)

K400

Continental breakfast

 

 

 

 

9.       GOLDEN PEACOCK HOTEL

 

Room type

Rate

Breakfast included : FullB/Cont.

Single (per person)

No details yet being considered for officials. Still negotiating.

 

Twin (two per room)

 

 

Double (single occupancy)

 

 

 

Each team is required to contact the hotels/lodges directly and to notify the LOC Chairman, Mr. Thomas Mumba who will assist you with local enquiries but he cannot make / confirm reservations. Please note that the hotels require confirmed bookings urgently and a DEPOSIT TO BE PAID BY 30th NOVEMBER, 2015. The LOC accepts no responsibility for accommodation that is not confirmed and paid for by the participating teams.

 

Thomas Mumba

+260977561973 whatsapp too aswell

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Accommodation LOC

 

Confirmation

Please advise the organisers immediately of your INTENTION to participate, and hotel preference. CONFIRMED participation must be advised by 15th November 2015. Please note AfHF requirements in this matter.

Your National Association is also required to advise the AfHF Secretary General of your team’s participation.

 

Diplomats

Please advise the organising committee if you intend inviting members of your Embassy / High Commission to the tournament. All details must be supplied no later than 30th November 2015 so that appropriate arrangements can be made and VIP invitations issued. The Organising Committee may limit numbers. We do not want to be embarrassed by the unexpected arrival of VIP’s, so please co-operate in this regard


 

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Events

There will be an opening ceremony, at which all teams must be present, in suitable attire. Teams are also expected at the closing / medal ceremony, and at other official functions as advised.

 

Executive Members

Kindly advise the Local Organising Committee if any members of the official team/ team management are members of your National Executive, or if any members of your National Executive intend attending the tournament, but not as part of the official team. Please provide both travel and accommodation plans of such persons at least 30 days before the start of the tournament. The ZHA does not want to be embarrassed by the unexpected arrival of Executive Members, and VIP seating is limited.

 

Fees

An entry fee of 300 Euros is payable to the African Hockey Federation per team entered.

 

Fixtures

Fixtures will be drafted in accordance with the Tournament Rules as issued by the AfHF. Whilst every effort will be made to make these available before the tournament starts, the Organisers cannot accept any responsibility for any change that may occur, to both the fixtures and to Official Events. Fixtures are the responsibility of the AfHF, and not the LOC.

 

Health

Lusaka is a malaria prone area. You are therefore advised consider taking anti-malarial precautions. There are full medical facilities available in Lusaka to cope with any emergencies. However, please ensure that your players are fully covered by Medical Insurance. Please note that Yellow Fever certificates may be required on arrival for certain countries please check with your travel agent. Team Doctors will not enjoy practising rights in Zambia.

 

Meals

The Official Hotels have restaurants, with additional facilities located in close proximity. There are a number of restaurants and steakhouses within the city. You can expect to pay around US$3 - 10 for meals, and the hotels are prepared to offer team specific meals at a negotiated price.

 

Meetings

The Pre-tournament meetings will be held at the OYDC Conference Hall, as follows- Managers, Coaches                                -               5:00pm 11 December 2015

Technical officials               -               6:00pm 11 December 2015

Please ensure that all your officials are advised accordingly. Managers should bring two sets of playing kit, as well as the goalkeeper’s kit.

 

Officials

Each participating NA is entitled to nominate an Umpire and a Judge. These officials will be accommodated at an Official Hotel, subject to the conditions of the Tournament Rules as issued by the AHF. Men or women may be appointed as Judge. All final appointments will be made by the African Hockey Federation nomination is not an appointment. Please note that no daily allowances will be paid to officials at this event, and that the participating teams are responsible for the full board and lodging costs of their officials.

 

Practice

The practice field will be made available at a charge from 2 days before the tournament starts. Teams will be allocated practice times on arrival.

 

Programme

Team lists, player numbers, team colours and details of management, umpire, judges and officials are required by 15th November 2015 for inclusion in the tournament programme. Details received after this date may not be included in the programme. These team lists are not regarded as your final entry, and so may change prior to the start of the tournament. However, please keep changes to a minimum so as to avoid programme errors.


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Stadium

All matches will be played at the OYDC Hockey Stadium. The field is sand base. The field has lighting. Some matches might be played in the evening. Full change room are available at the stadium.

 

Transport

Transport from the airport to your hotel will be provided, thereafter, official transport will only be provided at no charge from the Official Hotel to the Stadium. We will endeavour to assist those who stay outside the Official Hotel, but this will result in charges being payable to the transport provider.

 

 Visa ’s

Certain countries will require visas to enter Zambia. These should be sourced through the Zamban Embassy / High Commission in the respective countries, and are not the responsibility of the organising committee or host country. The Local Organising Committee has no responsibility for teams or players denied entry into Zambia. PLEASE NOTE if you travel to Zambia via South Africa you may require tran sit visa ’s fo r Sout h Africa . Please confirm this with your Travel Agent as neither the AfHF nor the LOC can be held responsible. We recommend that you seek direct confirmation.

 

Tourists Sites

Lusaka is close to, and serves, four Chaminuka game reserve, Manda wanga botanical gardens, Kalimba Reptile park, beautiful shopping malls and Sandys Creations that you may want to visit during or after the event.

 

For any queries please contact the following we are here to help you!

 

Name

Telephone

Email

 

Thomas Mumba

+260977561973

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Chairman LOC

Valentine Ziba

+260977159180

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Secretary LOC

Thomas Mumba

+260977561973

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Accommodation LOC

Hazel Kennedy

+260966758440

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ZHA President

Joni Zimba

+260977383703

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OYDC Administration

 

 

Yours in Hockey

 

 

 

Thomas Mumba Chairman, LOC

Zambia Hockey Association