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Queen Lozikeyi Academy Crowned 2019 Human Rights Cup Champions

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The second edition of the annual Human Rights Cup took place at the University of the Western Cape from December 1 to 10 2019.

Bulawayo based female soccer team Queen Lozikeyi Academy were crowned champions on International Human Rights Day after beating Golden Girls Sports Centre from Somalia in the final by three goals to nil.

The road to the finals saw them face All Black Stars Under 20 boys and they lost by two goals to nil, in another encounter they played against Shinning Stars where they won eight-two.

Queen Lozikeyi Academy is comprised of players from different girls Soccer clubs based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.The team walked away with a floating trophy and medals at the tournament.

The Human Rights Cup tournament is an annual event run by the Independent Football Confederation with an aim to give awareness and advocacy on Human Rights.

The purpose of the cup is to promote advocacy and human rights through football and the idea that human rights abuses anywhere should be the concern of people everywhere.

Queen Lozikeyi Academy is affiliated under the Matabeleland Football Confederacy an organisation that promotes development and human rights through sport. It is an affiliate of the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) based in Sweden.

 

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