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Equality in Sports and Life

Equality in Sports and Life

Today I asked Fiza, a 23 year old defender from refugee camp Mile, why she hoped to play for Darfur United. Her eyes shimmered as she said with confidence, “We want to be equal with men, there are many men’s teams but not the same amount for women.” Then, she paused...

First Day of Training Camp for Darfur United Women’s Team

First Day of Training Camp for Darfur United Women’s Team

The first day of training camp with the Darfur United Women’s Team felt peacefully familiar. We arrived early in the morning to see the players already at the field eager to begin their sessions, smiling ear-to-ear when checking out their new cleats and jerseys—for...

Darfur United Hosts Players From Across The United States

Darfur United Hosts Players From Across The United States

After an inspiring weekend of soccer, the Darfur United coaching staff announced seven new additions to the team roster on Friday. Coach Rudy Sanchez noted, "We were impressed with the work ethic that each player showed throughout the weekend. Selections were...

Darfur United Tryouts in California, Coming Soon!

Darfur United Tryouts in California, Coming Soon!

"No matter what happens, you're always part of our family." This statement was among the final sentiments given by Darfur United Head Coach Mark Hodson upon the conclusion of tryouts for the Darfur United Men's Team (DU) this past weekend. Interested Darfuri players...

Darfur United Tryouts: July 28-29, 2018

Darfur United Tryouts: July 28-29, 2018

  Sunshine and warmer temperatures have finally melted away the layers of snow and ice that blanketed Östersund’s football pitches—just in time for the start of Darfur United’s spring season! Once separated across several Swedish cities, the majority of the...

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