More than 350 athletes will compete in the 8th edition of Inter Schools Hope Trophy that will take place on Saturday, 16 November 2013. These athletes will come from different Primary and Secondary Schools around Balaka.
According the organizers of the Hope Trophy from Andiamo Education Institutions (AEI), there are many prizes to be won by the competing athletes and their respective institutions.
Apart from the prizes to be won, the event exposes the hidden talent and it also gives opportunity to students to stay and share experiences.
The best athletes are then incorporated into the Andiamo Wings of Hope Athletics team where they are selected to compete on regional and national levels.
Some of the disciplines on the menu are 100 metres sprint; relay race; 400m; 800m; 3000m; Shot Put; Long Jump; and Triple Jump.
Hope Trophy is an initiative of Andiamo Education Institutions (AEI), which is under Andiamo Youth Cooperative Trust with an aim to raise the game of athletics among the youth.