The African Cup NSW today announced a new partnership with the Western Sydney Wanderers FC (WSW) for the 2020 African Cup NSW.
The partnership will see the African Cup NSW finding a home at the WSW’s world class Centre of Football and the two organisations working together to provide opportunities for youth players and African Cup NSW coaches.
Entering its 21st year, the ANSA African Cup NSW has been a tournament where African-Australian youth have showcased their football talents and the African-Australian community has come together to celebrate a shared heritage.
Western Sydney Wanderers CEO John Tsatsimas said he was proud to be partnering with such an important event in the community.
“The African Cup has provided great opportunities for players of all ages to come together to celebrate their cultural and play the beautiful game,” said Tsatsimas.
“We are honoured to have the African Cup NSW as the first official event at our Centre of Football and look forward to building on our partnership in years to come.”WSW CEO John Tsatsimas
African Cup NSW Committee President, Bernard Muchemwa said he was delighted to welcome the Western Sydney Wanderers on board as a partner of the long running tournament.
“With the work undertaken by the Western Sydney Wanderers in the Western Sydney region, it is evident that we have many shared values,” Mr Muchemwa said.
“This partnership allows us to continue to build on the focus of tournament; celebrating the vibrant African heritage through football.
“Community building and providing opportunities is of importance to both organisations and we look to work to develop this into a long and successful partnership.”
While COVID has necessitated some changes to the competition structure for 2020, details on the dates will be released shortly.