NDOLA Youth Football Club yesterday defeated Motor Fire Academy 1-0 to emerge champions of the 2013 Sport for Positive Lifestyles tournament held in Ndola.
The tournament, which is an initiative of the Norwegian Government, United Nations International Childrens Education Fund (UNICEF) and Sport in Action, attracted over 300 participants from 20 youth academies in Ndola.
Ndola Youth walked away with a trophy, a set of football jerseys and five footballs while Motor Fire received a set of five footballs and a trophy.
In the girls category, Madalitso Soccer Academy whitewashed Sharp Wits Soccer Academy 4-0 to claim the championship which was contested by three teams.
Sport in Action director, Frankson Mushindu thanked the three sponsors for the gesture and said the tournament served as a catalyst for the youth to refrain from indulging in vices that would impact negatively on their lives.
Mushindu also called for the reintroduction of sports at grass root level in order for Zambia to produce future successful sports men and women.