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Coastweek -- Moving the Goalpost football team players in traditional attire prior to one of their matches in Nairobi. The team won the Global Goals World Cup Tournament.
MTG Clinch the Global Goals World Cup Tournament

Coastweek -- Moving the Goal Posts (MTG) are the winners of this year’s Global Goals World Cup held at Impala Sports Club in Nairobi.

MTG United Team was playing for Global Goal 5, Gender equality.

Global Goals World Cup which started in the year 2015 when 193 world leaders committed to the 17 Global Goals for the next 15 years to end extreme poverty, fight  inequality and injustice; and fix climate change in all countries and for all people.

Global Goal tournament mobilizes women globally to take this development agenda into their own hands.

By joining the tournament in their country, setting a team of 5-8 female soccer players and choosing one of the 17 goals to advocate for.

Our team led by Coach Fatime Tibu had an amazing performance.

The first match was played against Mama’s United and MTG won 3-0.

MTG played against Shinning Women and won 5-0.

This led to the team to qualify for semifinals where MTG secured a 0-0 draw against Wale Wazito and proceeded to finals by virtue of having more points.

 
Coastweek -- Moving the Goal Posts United FC Lady Coach, Fathime Khamis.

The final match was against Zero Hunger Heroes and MTG won 1-0.

The next destination will be New York on September 2017 where the world finals will be held.

MTG is committed to our goal 5: Gender Equality.

This is a great platform for Moving the Goalposts to showcase the power of sports for development and the talent that girls and women have in playing football.

             

 

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