Samba presentation evening after winning the League and getting through to the final of the Cup.


Sunderland Samba FC have an 11-a-side men’s football team which plays in the North East Christian Fellowship League on Saturday mornings. The team represents the Methodist Church and has been playing for 8 seasons in the league. We also play every year in the National Christian Cup and the National Christian Football Festival Weekend.

Training takes place every Tuesday, if you are interested in joining one of our training sessions please get in touch.

Find out more about the North East Christian Fellowship League here:


National Christian Football Festival (NCFF 2017)

Sunderland Samba recently took part in the 2017 NCFF at Harper Adams University in Newport, Samba entered two teams one playing in the each of the two groups.

Sunderland Samba Forza finished in second place in the FA affiliated competition, narrowly missing out on winning the trophy.

Sunderland Samba Pamoja (meaning togetherness) was a squad made up of younger Samba stars, who competed in the non-affiliated competition.