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Simon Milton at St Joseph’s College

Simon Milton at St Joseph’s College

Students from St Joseph’s college Ipswich enjoyed an inspirational talk given by Simon Milton, Futurestars Director and Ex ITFC Player. Titus Bramble also joined him, both taking time to talk with students afterwards about Futurestars and how to get involved, as well as life and careers after playing professional football.

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Interview with Titus Bramble – Ipswich Town FC Match Day Programme

Interview with Titus Bramble – Ipswich Town FC Match Day Programme

Out of Africa Download the full article here: ITFC Out of Africa – Titus Bramble Titus Bramble is jetting back from his charity work in Ghana to watch this afternoon’s clash between two of his former clubs. The matchday programme got his thoughts on the past, the present and the future… Titus Bramble will be at […]

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Lloyds FC Fundraising for Futurestars

Lloyds FC Fundraising for Futurestars

We were delighted to be the recipients of the Lloyds FC annual fundraising dinner this year which raised a fantastic £4000 for Futurestars. We are so grateful for the generosity of everyone who attended the evening and the cheque was handed over in the wonderful Lloyds building in London this week. SImon Milton (Futurestars Charity […]

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Kit Distribution in Ghana & Togo

Kit Distribution in Ghana & Togo

Saturday 8th December – what a day! It started as a kit amnesty in the UK – an idea to collect some kit for the children and schools in our project in Ghana 🇬🇭 & Togo 🇹🇬.  It ended up with a full 40ft container (kindly donated by partners Fendercare), containing hundreds of boots, kit and equipment. The […]

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Futurestars Festival of Sport – Lomé 2018

Futurestars Festival of Sport – Lomé 2018

Message from Simon Milton – Futurestars Charity Director: “My Futurestars Charity Trustees and I were delighted to be in Lomé to witness the first Festival of Sport for Futurestars Agoe. The format was very similar to the Festival in Tema and Raman Ibrahim – project manager in Togo – and his team did an excellent […]

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Futurestars Festival of Sports – Tema 2018

Futurestars Festival of Sports – Tema 2018

This was our 4th annual Festival of Sport in Ghana, held on October 27th at Tema Sports Stadium, with 600 attendees and supported by our partners – Yinson Production, OMA Group, Prime Insurance, Fendercare Marine & Hapag-Lloyd The festival is a culmination of a year’s work and is an opportunity to bring together all the […]

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Festival of Sport

Festival of Sport

The annual Festival of Sport takes place in October and this year we’re holding one in Togo and one in Ghana.  The Festivals are a wonderful opportunity for the schools to showcase all their hard work and compete against each other alongside other local teams.  There’ll be football and hockey in Lomé and football, netball […]

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Thank you to Gresham’s Ipswich

Thank you to Gresham’s Ipswich

Many thanks to Gresham’s Ipswich who presented Futurestars with funds raised during a very successful evening with Futurestars Patron and former England and Ipswich Town legend Terry Butcher.  The cheque also included funds raised from showing England matches during the World cup earlier in the summer. Pictured here from left to right: Mark Calver – Greshams, […]

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From Futurestars Project to Futurestars Charity 1177808

From Futurestars Project to Futurestars Charity 1177808

The last six months have seen huge changes to the project and we now have full UK charitable status. The reasoning behind the move to a  registered charity is simple, we wanted to show that the project is ethical, compliant, transparent and sustainable. We now have a chairman and board of trustees and our partners […]

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Partner for Togo

Partner for Togo

We’re delighted to announce that following Fendercare Marine joining us as the main partner for Togo, the funding Fendercare are providing means we can now support the Cacavelli School in Lomé with regular sports and PE lessons organised by the Futurestars coaches.  We will also be distributing kit and equipment to the school from the […]

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40ft Container is filling up

40ft Container is filling up

The Futurestars team took to the road again this week to collect more donated kit and equipment for the Project in Ghana & Togo. Jaime Smith from SEA Transport provided the vehicle and Titus Bramble, Halle Milton (7) and SImon Milton collected from Copleston School, Sportsmedeast, Hudson Group and Sportsafe before heading to Coastal Global at […]

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British High Commission in Ghana

British High Commission in Ghana

The British High Commission Football Team in Ghana, led by Manager Ian Byrne, continue to be amazing supporters of Futurestars. The team support every event we organise and in July we held our first Futurestars 5-a-side tournament at the High Commission HQ. Eight teams competed for the Futurestars Trophy and in the end, the Futurestars […]

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Prime Insurance become Futurestars Partner

Prime Insurance become Futurestars Partner

We are delighted to welcome Prime Insurance Company Limited to the Futurestars family as Platinum Partners. Prime Insurance is based in Accra and is a full service insurance company offering a broad range of products and services to enable customers to effectively manage both personal and business risk. Perpetua Melissa Armah, Prime Insurance director commented: […]

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Updates from coaches in Ghana

Updates from coaches in Ghana

Some great updates from coaches Wilson and Silas in Tema.. Early morning PE and sports has made a real difference to attendance. P E Session (Bendball game) at TWEDAASE PRIMARY SCHOOL @futurestars15 @donsilas84 #changinglives #inspiringyoungpeople #encouragingvalues pic.twitter.com/jKaJ3xX1GV — Burton Wilson (@BurtonWilson9) June 4, 2018

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Football Kit Amnesty

Football Kit Amnesty

May and June 2018 Futurestars Charity has teamed up with Total Football (Ipswich) and Sportsmed East (Rushmere St Andrew), to collect unwanted football kit and boots to send to Ghana and Togo. The donated kit will be used for the local schools and children who need it most. Full or part kits, including shirts, shorts, […]

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Futurestars achieves UK Charity Registration!

Futurestars achieves UK Charity Registration!

  We’re delighted to announce that Futurestars has been granted UK charitable status, charity number 1177808. Futurestars applied to the Charity Commission, the Regulator for Charities in England and Wales, to be legally registered in order to allow the project to expand fund raising activities and bring new partners on board. The project was started […]

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Togo boys selected for National Team

Togo boys selected for National Team

Futurestars Ambassador and lead coach Titus Bramble spent three weeks in Ghana and Togo working with the teams at the end of March.  During his visit five players from the Futurestars Agoe team in Lomé were selected to play for the Togo National Team. Following on from the Girls’ success last month this is another […]

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Futurestars Ghana Launch

Futurestars Ghana Launch

The Futurestars Accra launch took place in the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra on Friday March 23rd. It was attended by over 200 partners and guests and followed up the UK launch of the project in January. It was a fantastic opportunity to showcase the work that Futurestars is doing with five schools in Tema, and one school in Lomé […]

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To Abidjan with the Togo Ladies team!

To Abidjan with the Togo Ladies team!

Yesterday the Togo National Ladies team, including Futurestars players Odette and Amira, boarded an Air Côte d’Ivoire flight to Abidjan to play in the WAFU Nations Cup representing their country. Raman Ibrahim, Futurestars manager in Togo commented: “I am so proud that through our education and sport project, two children are now crossing borders, leaving […]

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Futurestars Girls team in action

Futurestars Girls team in action

We were very proud of Amira and Odette from Futurestars Agoe in Togo who were selected to play for the Togo Ladies National team in a friendly match against TCSR U18 Boys football club at the Municipal Stadium in Lome on 3rd February.   The match was in preparation for the Côte d’Ivoire WAFU competition and despite […]

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Futurestars girls selected for National Team training

Futurestars girls selected for National Team training

Futurestars Agoe in Togo are very excited to announce that three Futurestars girls have been selected by the Togolese National Team [Eperviers Dames] to join their training camp for 10 days. They will be training morning and afternoon each day and staying at the Ghis Palace hotel in Baguida for the duration of the camp.   […]

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Fendercare Marine join Futurestars

Fendercare Marine join Futurestars

Futurestars are very pleased to announce the first new partner for our project, Fendercare Marine. Fendercare Marine (Africa) operates from bases in Togo and Ghana and has been supportive of the project since the early days.  Now that the application is in to become a UK registered charity, we are delighted to welcome them on […]

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Futurestars UK launch on Jan 25th

Futurestars UK launch on Jan 25th

The official UK launch for the Futurestars charity will take place on 25th January 2018 at 7pm in The Sir Bobby Robson Suite at Ipswich Town Football Club.
The UK launch is the first step to make everyone aware of the Charity plans and start to spread the word about the work Futurestars are doing in Ghana and Togo and plans for 2018 and beyond.

Simon Milton, Futurestars Director will be leading the evening and showcasing the website and new video, recently filmed and edited by Suffolk university student William Allen. The video gives an overview of the project and involves the Schools and Schoolchildren in Tema and Lome.

Invited guests and clients will be treated to a full presentation to see exactly what has been achieved so far. Welcome drinks supplied by Sumaridge Wines and refreshments will be served and the Trustees will also be on hand to chat and answer questions, including Gary Miller (OMA director and founder), Terry Butcher (ex England captain) and Ambassador and Lead Coach Titus Bramble (ex Ipswich & Newcastle FC).

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