Kilimanjaro can be a pretty daunting task. Trekking 5,895m above sea level to reach the ‘Roof of Africa’. Battling the weather, the mountain and the altitude all the way.
A 90-minute game of football can be very demanding. Jumping for to win a header, sprinting to beat your opponent to reach the loose ball, and battling it out with your opposite number for possession.
So combining the two is probably not something that would ever really cross your mind, right? Wrong!
The ladies of Equal Playing Field decided that they would like to break the Guinness World Record for the highest altitude football match ever played, in a bid to raise money and awareness for their cause. And that is exactly what they did…
We caught up with some of the team after they successfully pulled it off to find out how it went!