NEWS AND UPDATES

Change in Seasons: Darfur United Team Training Camp

Most people say there are four seasons, but for soccer players, there’s two. Soccer season. And everything else. This change in seasons isn’t evident in the breeze or seen on the trees, but it’s felt in the heart. A sense of pure exhilaration begins to occupy every...

Become a Sustainer of Action

This blog post originally posted on iactivism.org. Join a group of people changing the world in the most effective and efficient way possible: iACT Sustainers of Action.  Sustainers of Action support both the immediate needs and the expansion of iACT's innovative,...

Statement on the World Unity Cup

Thank you so much for your support of the participation of the Darfur United Men's Team in the World Unity Cup, which will be held in London. We just found out that the players were not granted visas to enter the United Kingdom, and so, unfortunately, we have had to...

Take Part in Darfur United’s Story

It did not start as a happy story. On the contrary, Ismail's refugee story begins as most refugee stories do: with violence, loss, and heartbreak. Young Ismail used soccer to renew his heart, and he grew up to be one of the most positive, joyful people you'll ever...

Partnering with Strachan Football Foundation

Darfur United is excited to announce that during it's time in the United Kingdom leading up to the World Unity Cup, it will be training with coaching staff and at facilities graciously provided by Strachan Football Foundation, one of the UK’s premier and leading...

Word Unity Cup 2016

The Darfur United Men's Team is co-hosting the World Unity Cup 2016 in London, August 25th-29th. It will take our entire community to get the team to London in a such a short amount of time! We will need support with uniforms and travel gear, funding for food,...

iACT Trip Report Available!

Last week, iACT team members Gabriel Stauring and Sara-Christine Dallain completed iACT's 24th trip to eastern Chad and the organization's first visit to refugee sites in Cameroon. It was a momentous trip for iACT and we’re excited to share the highlights, insights,...

A New Football Academy for My New Friend, Anu

I made a new buddy. His name is Anu. For the four days of visiting refugee site Gado, he was next to me just about every minute. We went this way and that way, as we explored the camp and prepared for the training and selection of the new Refugees United Soccer...