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2022 Northern Ireland Confederation Cup


  • Avoniel Leisure Centre
  • Midgley Park
  • Olympia Leisure Centre
  • Seaview Stadium Belfast
  • Ulidia Park Belfast
  • Whiterock Leisure Centre


12th June 2022 – 20th August 2022


1.00pm – 8pm

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Cross-Border Exchange Cup 2022

Our Cross-border Exchange Cup is a project designed to use football to breakdown barriers to active and meaningful participation among people of both North and South of the Ireland with the aim to promote peace through strengthening relationships among the people. It is important for people to sustain peace without any barriers, including limitations posed by borders.

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Rising Stars Football Academy


Colin Glen 3G Dome, 115 Black Road Belfast BT10 0NF


Every Sunday from 6th March 2022


12 noon

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Northern Ireland Confederation Cup 2021


Olympia Park & Ulidia Park Belfast


4th July 2021 – 28th August 2021



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Sport Vocational (Certificate) Sport Photojournalism

Course Overview

As COVID-19 still keeps us indoor, EMSONI encourages us to see this as an opportunity to develop relevant core knowledge and learn new skills and we are offering participants from 18 years old and above free certified course for beginners in sport photography as a pathway to becoming professional sport photographers and sport photojournalists.

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Inspiring Futures Project for Young People

EMSONI – Ethnic Minority Sports Organisation Northern Ireland is organising Inspiring Futures project in partnership with Rio Ferdinand Foundation to build capacities in ethnic minority young people in Belfast with the aim of creating career pathways for young people.

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