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Joan Laporta visits FC Barcelona Foundation projects supporting refugees & displaced people in Colombia!

FC Barcelona Foundation president, Joan Laporta, and Dr Marta Segú, the Foundation’s managing director, have visited the town of Arauca on the border with Venezuela. The institution has projects under way involving over 500 children and adolescents from Venezuelan refugees and displaced Colombians. These projects aim to use sport to …

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rs1tv VIDEO: Charity football match for Ukrainian refugees held in Remscheid!

A charity football match to raise money for Ukrainian refugees and Remscheid’s partner city in Poland, Mragowo, was held in Remscheid on Friday, April 22. The game featured a number of former footballers who have won amongst them the FIFA World Cup, UEFA European Championship, the Bundesliga and the old …

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rs1tv VIDEO: Charity football match for Ukrainian refugees to be held in Remscheid!

A charity football match to raise money for Ukrainian refugees will be held in Remscheid on Friday, April 22. The game is set to feature a number of former footballers who have won amongst them the FIFA World Cup, UEFA European Championship, the Bundesliga and the old UEFA Cup. Watch …

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Football unites in global appeal for United Nations response to Ukraine!

Six leading footballers, three of whom are former refugees, are fronting a joint appeal with UEFA partner UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and the World Food Programme (WFP), to raise funds to help refugees who have fled their homes and displaced people inside Ukraine. The global appeal #football4ukraine comes at …

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Legends, CAF/FIFA officials & Refugees friendly football match on Sunday!

Some of Africa’s football legends, including former TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations winners, together with CAF and FIFA officials will take on the field against Refugees in a friendly match on Sunday morning, February 6, 2022 at 10h00. The match, to be played at Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, is an initiative …

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Another 57 people linked to football & sport evacuated from Afghanistan!

Following another round of complex negotiations, FIFA can confirm that it has supported Qatar with the evacuation from Afghanistan of a second group of refugees linked to women’s football and basketball. A total of 57 individuals, mostly women and children, safely landed in Doha on Wednesday, October 20, on a …

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FIFA assists evacuation of refugees from Afghanistan!

FIFA can confirm, following complex negotiations, it has, with the support of Qatar, evacuated almost 100 members of the football family from Afghanistan, including female players. FIFA would like to express its sincere thanks to the government of Qatar for its support facilitating extensive discussions and for ensuring the safe …

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FIFA president Infantino meets Afghan refugees at FIFA World Cup famility in Doha!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino emphasised the important role football can play in tough times when meeting refugees from Afghanistan being housed at the Park View Villas complex in Doha on Saturday. The FIFA President joined Lolwah-Al Khater, Assistant Foreign Minister and spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, …

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UEFA & UNHCR team up to congratulate UEFA Football & Refugees Grant Scheme winners!

To mark World Refugee Day, UEFA and UNHCR recognise six national associations who have helped refugees integrate into society. UEFA, European football’s governing body and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, teamed up on Monday to recognise six European national football associations for their success in using the game’s unifying power …

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Young refugees watch Italy play Wales on World Refugee Day!

UEFA and the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) mark World Refugee Day by inviting football teams competing in national competition for young refugees to Group A match in Rome. When Italy lined up against Wales in their final Group A match at Rome on Sunday, they did so watched by a …

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