Sunderland AFC’s visit to the Shinyanga Region of Tanzania has come to an end with over 20 coaches being welcomed into Sunderland coaching.

Graham Robinson, Head of International Development at Sunderland AFC, praised the work and dedication of 29 participants who took part in club partner’s, Acacia Mining, dedicated CSR programme over the past week.

The Sunderland delegate held a week-long coaching programme near the Buzwagi Mine as the club works to help improve community football throughout Tanzania.

“A key part of our partnership with Acacia is about developing coaches who are competent to go into the community and deliver sessions to small or large groups no matter the facilities or equipment.

Graham Robinson, Head of International Development at Sunderland AFC