Prayers for School Football Competition

Have you been asked to take the opening prayer for an upcoming school football competition? Are you blank on how to lead others to pray in a school football competition or do you need a little more knowledge on what to say and how to say it confidently? There are several ways to take effective opening prayers for school football competitions.

A football competition is a game like no other. The passion and energy that drives both players and fans is raw. Football in a secondary school setting is no less. So, it is important to begin every football tournament with a prayer and this opening prayer for secondary school football competition is a square peg in a square hole.

Football is a game of unification, it brings people of different age, sex, tribe, race, status and class to a common ground in the spirit of sportsmanship. Also, anywhere two or three are gathered in the name of our God, he comes and blesses them with his presence. These prayers below cut across different angles that a school football competition can be viewed from.

Are you the coach of a secondary school team or a team member or even a fan, you will find these prayers suitable. So, dear reader, you are in the right place to find out different prayers you can take in the opening of a football competition. Relax, take your time to go through these prayers below and go lead the most amazing opening prayer for a school football competition.








Effective Opening Prayer for School Football Competition

Lord Jesus, great is your faithfulness and worthy is your name in all the earth. We are grateful for the mercy we have found in you. In your infinite mercy, you have kept us in good health and vitality so that we are gathered to have a football tournament. If not for your mercies, we would not be here today. Lord, we are thankful. We acknowledge your goodness and we bring thanks to your holy name.


Lord, we humbly come before you, we commit this tournament to your able hands, take full control in the name of Jesus. Lord, bless and be with our coaches, judges and managers fill them with wisdom, justice and righteousness.  I declare that you will help every player to play well and injuries will be very minimal in the name of Jesus.


Heavenly Father, bless all the players to play with great energy and vigor in the name of Jesus. And we declare that the hands of the enemy is taken off this game in the name of Jesus. This game is sanctified and opened in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Lord, let the best team win! Amen!


Thanksgiving Prayers for School Football Competition

I will enter his gates with thanksgiving and into his courts with praise today. Today is a wonderful day as we are having a football competition today. This is the day that the Lord has made, I will rejoice and be glad in it.

Lord Jesus, I thank you for every player here today. Thank you for health in their bodies and their minds. Thank you for blessing them with the heart and commitment of sportsmanship. Thank you Lord, for every labour put in to ensure success at this game today will not go unrewarded.

Thank you Lord, for every stakeholder who has invested time, money and passion into this game that the game will not be a disappointment to them in the name of Jesus. I thank you Lord because no one in this place today will experience any kind of hurt or accident in the name of Jesus.

I thank you dear Lord because at the end of this game today, you will help the losing team to accept their defeat in good fate in the name of Jesus. I am also grateful that all dreams in the heart of young ones will blossom in the name of Jesus.

We pray that you will be with each team and player, granting them strength, wisdom, and good sportsmanship as they compete. May they play with honor and respect for one another, and may the spectators be gracious and supportive of all involved.

We ask for your blessing on this event and for the safety of all those participating. May this competition be an opportunity for us to grow in character and to appreciate the talents and skills of others. And may all that we do bring glory to your name.



Opening Prayer for Players During School Football Competition

The scripture says in Philippians 4:13 ‘I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me’. So, today Lord, I commit all my team players into your hands, not only my team but my opponent’s team too. I ask that you’ll bless us with grace to play professionally.

Father, we all are here for the love of this game we ask that you help us to play by the rules of the game in the name of Jesus.  We ask your mercy help us to use our talents to the praise of your name. We declare that as we commence this football competition, we  seek your guidance, wisdom and protection. Blessed us with strength,  endurance and agility to perform to the best of our abilities in the name of Jesus. Help us exhibit the best spirit of sportsmanship and teamwork and help us to respect one another as we play and also at the end of the matches.

Lord, we ask for grace not to be obsessed with winning but fill us with love, fairness and integrity in the name of Jesus. I declare no player will get injured today in the name of Jesus.  apostle remember that it’s not all about victory but it is about the bonds that will form as you play as a team and that is about learning perseverance and pushing ourselves beyond bounds to achieve our goals in the name of Jesus lord we also ask that has a face different challenges and difficultie

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