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Building Soccer Skills, Peace, and Gender Equality

Posted By Sara-Christine / November, 14, 2016

Here’s an update from refugee camp Goz Amer on the Refugees United Soccer Academy (the Honolulu Galaxy FC Sister Club!).

2016 Training Camp Recap

Posted By Amy Gilmore / November, 9, 2016

After a week in Östersund, Darfur United ended its 2016 training camp with a plethora of successful accomplishments on and off the field.

Soccer Academy for Central African Republic Refugees Expands!

Posted By Katie-Jay / November, 3, 2016

This blog was originally posted on iactivism.org. iACT is beyond proud to share that the Refugees United Soccer Academy – Central African Republic, located in a refugee site in Cameroon,…

The Message They Carry

Posted By Sara-Christine / October, 28, 2016

This blog was written by Rudy Sanchez, Darfur United Assistant Coach.  During our stay, one of my tasks was to conduct a short interview where one of the questions asked…

The Goal Without a Net

Posted By Mark Hodson / October, 26, 2016

We’ve all come a long way in terms of distance traveled as players and as human beings. I still remember with vivid clarity the time we ran a football tryout,…

The Ultimate Gift

Posted By Amy Gilmore / October, 25, 2016

We arrived in Ostersund with six staff members. If you ask the players, we will only be returning with five.  Mohammad Adam and Sadaam had a hint of sincerity when…

Insights from DU Athletic Trainer

Posted By Alex Nuttall-Smith / October, 24, 2016

During the training camp here in Ostersund, Sweden, as in many football training camps around the world, one objective is to provide the highest standard of medical care.  Each player…

Darfur United Joy

Posted By Gabriel / October, 24, 2016

We walk off of the plane and a nice, sharp cold hits us. This is not southern California, and it’s definitely not eastern Chad. Östersund, Sweden might be an odd…