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 Sporting Opportunities

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Sporting Opportunities takes sporty people to Africa, Asia and South America to coach sport, play sport and volunteer in sports. Perfect for sports gap years, career breaks and volunteer sports travel.
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About Sporting Opportunities

Sporting Opportunities takes sporty people to Africa, Asia and South America to coach sport, play sport and volunteer in sports. Perfect for sports gap years, career breaks and volunteer sports travel.

Sports Coaching Volunteer Projects

Sporting Opportunities runs sports coaching volunteer projects in Africa, Asia and South America, giving sporty people (like you) the chance to coach sports to children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Our volunteers work together to organise coaching sessions and sports matches in the local community, giving children and youth athletes the chance to play and be coached in the sports they love. You don’t need to be an experienced or qualified coach to join our sports coaching projects. You just need lots of enthusiasm and some basic playing or coaching experience, be it at school, club, university or county level. 


Sports Tours

Sporting Opportunities organise tailor made sports tours with a difference. Our sports tours combine playing sports with impacting volunteer work. This means you and your team mates can play against local opposition in Africa, Asia or South America while also helping on worthwhile volunteer projects in the local community. And being the sports-mad organisation that we are, these volunteer projects tend to be sports-orientated, such as running coaching sessions in townships or organising sports tournaments in local schools. It’s easy to see why our tours are both challenging and deeply rewarding on many levels.

Sports Camps

Sporting Opportunities organises sports camps for young athletes aged between 12 and 16 who want to improve their skill, ability and mental approach to sport. Our residential camps are based in South Africa and are open to athletes from all over the world. This offers a fantastic cultural experience. And with first class facilities and professional sports coaching, our sports camps are ideal for any aspiring athlete who wants to take their game to the next level.

Where Can You Go Away With Sporting Opportunities?

We focus our projects into developing world countries in Africa, Asia and South America. Each of our destinations is unique in their own right, but they all share the same need for more sporting opportunities at the grassroots end of sport. For more information on our destinations, check out our destinations page and the country information tab under each project summary.

When Can You Go Away With Sporting Opportunities?

We have a number of departure dates that vary depending on where you want to go and what you want to do. Simply check the dates listed against each project you are interested in to see when you can go. And if our published dates don't fit exactly into your travel plans, give one of our Travel Advisors a call – they can often offer you even more flexibility!

Any Questions?

If you have any questions about who we are or what we do, contact one of our Travel Advisors or request a call back. We would love to tell you more about our sporting opportunities abroad.


October Saver - Deposit Only £95!

Throughout October you will be able to secure your place on a life changing sports project for only £95!  Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity and make sure you have your gap year or career break plans in the bag!

Bring a Buddy – Save £100!

Get a mate to sign up at the same time as you do and we’ll give you BOTH a £50 discount. This applies to any project in any destination, so long as you both book together. Subject to conditions.

Project Combos – Save £100!

Book two or more projects and we’ll give you £100 off. This applies to any projects in any countries, provided you book them at the same time. Subject to conditions.

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