AIA-ISF Youth League 2018-2019 culminates in improved health and well-being

2019-07-04T09:54:58+07:00June 9th, 2019|

AIA-ISF Youth League 2018-2019 culminates in improved health and well-being for Cambodia’s disadvantaged children Over the past six months, 100 teams made up of almost 1,500 boys and girls participated in the AIA-ISF Youth League in Phnom Penh. This youth league, however, is no ordinary youth league. Its young, enthusiastic players comprise [...]

Hong Kong Football Club Tour: The power of football to unite

2019-07-04T09:40:35+07:00June 4th, 2019|

The Hong Kong Football Club's trip to Cambodia demonstrates the power of football to unite Cambodian children’s charity Indochina Starfish Foundation (ISF) recently welcomed 78 junior soccer players from the internationally renowned Hong Kong Football Club (HKFC) to complete in the 8th consecutive annual tournament co-hosted between the two organisations on 2 [...]

Football for social good: coach training

2019-05-27T09:42:25+07:00April 1st, 2019|

Football for social good: coach training Locations: Phnom Penh (March 18 - 22, 2019) Prey Veng Province (April 1 – 5, 2019) Last month, we launched a pilot outreach project to empower coaches in rural areas to provide access to sport and learning to socially disadvantaged children in Cambodia. Coaches in three [...]

Ian Thompson Memorial ISF Boys’ Tournament 2019

2019-03-26T11:59:23+07:00March 10th, 2019|

Ian Thompson Memorial ISF Boys' Tournament 2019 On Saturday, 9th March,  almost 500 young football players from around Cambodia travelled to the ISF Sports Ground in Phnom Penh to compete in the 12th annual ISF Boys’ Tournament, which saw teams travel up to seven hours each way to compete. ISF’s Football Programme [...]

Goldman Sachs Gives ISF Girls’ Tournament 2019

2019-03-01T16:43:43+07:00February 24th, 2019|

Goldman Sachs Gives ISF Girls Tournament 2019 On Saturday, 23rd February, over 360 young female players from provinces across Cambodia will travel to the ISF Sports Ground in Phnom Penh to compete in ISF’s 10th annual Girls’ Tournament, a day focused on celebrating women’s inclusion in sport. “I believe that football is [...]

All Abilities Tournament 2019

2019-04-01T11:51:20+07:00February 14th, 2019|

All Abilities Tournament 2019 On Wednesday, 13 February 2019, The ISF Sports Ground hosted over 200 players to compete in the ISF All Abilities Tournament. This inclusive football tournament, which offers youth with disabilities the opportunity to play sport competitively, is one of the few of its kind in Cambodia. Youth with disabilities [...]

Smart Community Cup 2019

2019-03-01T17:25:22+07:00February 1st, 2019|

Smart Community Cup 2019 We were thrilled to participate in The Smart Community Cup 2019 which took place 26-27 January 2019. This Football-based Youth Empowerment Tournament welcomed 240 youth (120 male and 120 female players), aged 14-18 years old and focused on: Using life skills through professional youth football coaching and competing [...]

Deaf Tournament creating new opportunities

2019-07-04T09:41:21+07:00December 19th, 2018|

On Sunday, 16 December 2018, Indochina Starfish Foundation (ISF) held a Football Tournament for deaf and hearing impaired players at the ISF Sports Ground, Phnom Penh. This inclusive tournament is one of the few events of it’s kind in Cambodia which offers opportunities for youth with disabilities to play sport competitively. Currently, ISF’s inclusive Football [...]

AIA-ISF Youth League continues to promote a healthier future

2019-07-04T09:41:30+07:00December 9th, 2018|

AIA-ISF Youth League 2018/2019: Cambodia’s Largest Community Football Programme Continues to Promote a Healthier Future Cambodia’s largest community football programme launched its 6-month youth league for a new season today at the ISF Sports Ground in Preah Theat Village, Phnom Penh. The AIA-ISF Youth league is a joint effort between local charity Indochina Starfish Foundation [...]

UN recognises role of sport in achieving sustainable development

2019-04-01T11:54:00+07:00December 6th, 2018|

The power of sport to push for progress in alignment the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was explicitly acknowledged through a General Assembly resolution, adopted at UN Headquarters on Monday, 3 December 2018. The resolution recognises the use of sport as a vehicle to create change and “foster sustainable development…and respect and facilitate social inclusion, conflict [...]

Community Football League 2018: Results

2019-04-11T12:34:09+07:00November 4th, 2018|

ISF's award-winning, inclusive Football Programme is the widest-reaching grassroots football programme in Cambodia, reaching almost 4,000 children and integrating almost 350 players with a wide range of disabilities. As part of our programme we run a Community League every year which provides opportunities for players from villages around the ISF Sports Ground to compete. During this [...]

All Abilities Football Tournament brings players together

2019-07-04T09:41:47+07:00October 26th, 2018|

On Wednesday, 24 October 2018 we held an All Abilities Football Tournament at the ISF Sports Ground, Phnom Penh. This inclusive tournament brought together players with physical and intellectual disabilities as well as players living with HIV and is one of the few events of it's kind in Cambodia which offers opportunities for youth with disabilities [...]