For all media inquiries related to Darfur United, please contact:
Katie-Jay Scott Stauring
iACT, Chief Operating Officer
Phone: +1 (310) 738-0285
Los Angeles, California, USA / Refugee Camp Djabal, Goz Beida, Chad - This coming fall in eastern Chad, iACT will organize the first-ever Darfur United Women’s Team (DUWT), an all-refugee soccer team representing Darfur, Sudan, and the women who tirelessly hold the...
The Darfur United Men’s Soccer Team will be holding tryouts in Los Angeles on July 28-29, 2018. Experienced and skilled Darfuri soccer players, born in Darfur, Sudan, or elsewhere to Darfuri parents, are welcome to participate. The two-day tryouts will be an...
Who - The Darfur United Men’s Team (DU) is an all-refugee soccer team, originally formed from twelve refugee camps in eastern Chad. These camps currently host over 360,000 displaced people from Darfur. There will be new players trying out for the team at this year’s...
Following the success of CONIFA’s charity football match in Tottenham on April 9, 2017, during which CONIFA and the World Health Organization advocated to spread awareness and spur action to help end the horrible draught in Somalia, CONIFA has planned its next...
Östersund FK (ÖFK), a professional Swedish football club located in Östersund, Sweden, has officially partnered with Darfur United (DU). ÖFK players and staff members have promised to donate a percentage of their salaries to iACT through the Zero Point One campaign,...
First female all-refugee soccer team in Darfur kicks off with help from Hermosa Beach resident
The Beach Reporter, September 12, 2018
8 Soccer Teams That Are Championing Aid to Refugees
Global Citizen, October 30, 2017
Sudan: Darfur United Refugee Soccer Team to Hold Tryouts in Southern California
Radio Dabanga, June 12, 2018
Hoppade av fotbollsturnering för att söka asyl – drömmer om eget lag (Hopped at football tournament to seek asylum – dream of own team)
Sveriges Radio, January 2, 2017
ÖFK:s fina gest – skänker en procent av lönerna till Darfur United: “Är fantastiska” (ÖFK’s fine gesture – donates a percentage of wages to Darfur United, “Is Amazing”)
op.se, April 11, 2017
13 år av krig bakom bildandet av fotbollslaget Darfur United – Det här är deras berättelser (13 years of war behind the formation of the football team Darfur United – These are their stories)
op.se, October 29, 2016
Hela Darfur United får stanna i Sverige (The entire Darfur United can stay in Sweden)
February 7, 2016
Darfur United återförenade efter två år (Darfur United reunited after two years)
November 7, 2016
Youth soccer club scores big with gift to youths in Darfur
Honolulu Star Advertiser, October 7, 2016
Darfur United åker till London: “Vi spelar för våra familjer och vänner i Darfur” (Darfur United travel to London: “We play for our families and friends in Darfur”)
op.se, August 17, 2016
DARFUR UNITED: THE INCREDIBLE FOOTBALL TEAM OF THE SUDANESE GENOCIDE REFUGEE CAMP
The Goalden Times, January 2016
Mohammed och Mubarak i Darfur United fick efterlängtat besked i julklapp (Mohammed and Mubarak in Darfur United got awaited decision for Christmas)
op.se, December 23, 2015
Three Stories of War
op.se, July 28, 2014
Like Soccer, but sick of FIFA? This is the World Cup for you
Global Post, July 21, 2015
World Cup for rebel republics to be played in Abkhazia
The Guardian, July 14, 2015