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The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) Indoor Tournament registration is now open! 


Join us at AFCON, a unique soccer event fostering peace, unity, and the spirit of Ubuntu in Iowa!

Date: January 27 (10 am - 10 pm) & January 28 (4 pm - 8 pm)  

Location: Goodrell Middle School, 3300 East 29th Street, Des Moines, IA 50317  

Competitive matches for adults and youth U10 through U14, high school boys and girls teams.

All proceeds of the tournament will go to the Genesis Youth Foundation, a nonprofit helping to empower African immigrant and refugee youth and their families through sports and the arts while engaging them in educational opportunities to become effective leaders and productive citizens.

Tournament Details:

  • The tournament will feature indoor soccer matches with 5v5 (4 players and a goalkeeper)

  • Teams of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to participate.

  • Must select an African nation to represent in the tournament.

  • This is for competitive ONLY and youth, adults, boys and girls.

  • Professional Referees

  • Registration fees: $350 Per Team $50 for individual players

  • Number of players/team: 8 players

  • 3 Games Guaranteed

  • 1st Place Team receives $1,000, Trophy and Medals

  • 2nd Place Team receives $350, Trophy and medals

Click here to read the official tournament rules and expectations. 

All players are required to fill out a standard lability waiver. Click here to download the form. 

Interested in becoming a vendor for the tournament? Click here to sign up.

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