About

Hope Australia Soccer Academy (HASA) is a unique not-for-profit program conducted by Brazilian ex-professional soccer players in Melbourne, Australia. It involves developing soccer skills and life skills through a mentoring approach.

The program is aimed at providing young people aged 7 to 18 with the disciplines and pathways that will help them be successful in life. Ultimately our goal is to see individuals, families and communities better connected and thriving both socially and economically through holistic support, free from intolerance and discrimination, and able to respond to emerging needs and challenges.

HASA was created from the Tour of Hope, a charity project that has run annually involving Brazilian soccer stars like Mineiro (Chelsea, Sao Paolo, Hertha Berlin, World Cup 2006), Silas Pereira (Sao Paolo, Sporting Libson, World Cups 1986 & 1990) and Paulo Sergio (Bayern Munich, AS Roma, World Cup 1994, Champions League champion 2001) to name a few.

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HASA was created from the Tour of Hope, a charity project that has run annually involving Brazilian soccer stars like Mineiro (Chelsea, Sao Paolo, Hertha Berlin, World Cup 2006), Silas Pereira (Sao Paolo, Sporting Libson, World Cups 1986 & 1990) and Paulo Sergio (Bayern Munich, AS Roma, World Cup 1994, Champions League champion 2001) to name a few.

HASA is a community project that is supported by the Federal Government and Football Victoria. Other partners include Sports Chaplaincy Australia, Berwick Churches Soccer Club, Casey City Church, Strategic Missions Partnerships, Kids Hope Australia and the Casey community.