For the fourth year in a row, Ol Pejeta will host the Last Male Standing Rhino Cup. It was named in honour of Sudan, who for many years was the last male of his kind. This year, the tournament will be held on the 15th - 17th June 2018, and the first one since Sudan died. To commemorate Sudan’s incredible impact on rhino conservation, there will be a special cup in his name - the Sudan Cup. This special trophy will be awarded to the team that raises the most funds for rhino conservation.
Going forward, the LMS Rhino Cup will become a 'memorial' tournament in honour of the last male standing - and indeed all the other rhinos still standing.– The main purpose is to raise funds to continue the ongoing, and ever more expensive, rhino conservation efforts on Ol Pejeta - which is now home to 152 black and white rhino. A portion of the funds raised from the tournament will also go to the East Africa Character Development Trust (EACDT). The mission of EACDT is to transform the lives of thousands of disadvantaged young Africans through character education and sport.
The defending champions, the East Africa Cricket Foundation, will face a lot of competition from over 15 teams that have already confirmed participation. Come cheer your favourite team and enjoy an amazing weekend on one of Kenya’s most pristine conservation areas while supporting rhino conservation.