Sports Ambassadors (U.S.A.) tour of Africa 1978

The Sports Ambassadors is a Christian organization promoting sporting links with overseas countries.
The players involved were university students from Christian universities throughout the United States.
Partial information on the tour results as follows:

In Nigeria: one win, three defeats
In Botswana: four wins
In Lesotho: one win, one draw, two defeats

In Swaziland:
11- 7-78 Manzini     Swaziland national team  3-3 Sports Ambassadors
12- 7-78 Manzini     Green Sea Bombers        0-1 Sports Ambassadors
13- 7-78 Manzini     Swaziland national team  3-0 Sports Ambassadors

The team then visited Kenya.

Sports Ambassadors squad:
 Director:  Chuck Holsinger (Wheaton College)
 Coach:  Tim Conrad (Biola University)
 Assistant coach: Paul Lyons (Seattle Pacific University)
 Equipment manager: Dan Holsinger (Piedmont College)
  No. Pos.  Name                  Age  College       Course       Home Town
   0  GK    Charlie Johnson       20   Kings         Phys. Ed.    Woodstock (CT)
  00  GK    David Ransdell        20   Asbury        Business     Vancouver (WA)
   5  DF    Tim Brown             20   Asbury        Biology      Wilmore (KY)
  15  DF    Dick Erickson         27   Wheaton       Phys. Ed.    Chicago (IL)
  16  DF    Dan Hicks             20   Kings         General      North Wales (PA)
   1  DF    David Hockersmith     25   Trinity       Phys. Ed.    Chicago (IL)
   6  DF    Brent Johnson         22   San Jose      Business     San Jose (CA)
  18  MF    Mark Daniels          21   Trinity       Phys. Ed.    Niles (IL)
  20  MF    Bret Hall             21   Wheaton       Bible        Buffalo (NY)
   7  MF    Mark Hurlburt         21   Biola         Phys. Ed.    La Mirada (CA)
  23  MF    David Navis           22   Covenant      Education    Aldergrove (BC, Canada)
   8  MF    Bill Pinto            21   Eastern       Sociology    Woodbury (NJ)
  17  FW    Dan Egeler            19   Kings         History      Spring Valley (NY)
   4  FW    Larry Love            21   Biola         Mathematics  Sacramento (CA)
  19  FW    David Penalva         24   Asbury        Bible        Tegucigalpa (Honduras)
   3  FW    Howard Stevenson      19   Eastern       Sociology    Milton (DE)

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