The Result Isn’t Always What is Important

The Result Isn’t Always What is Important

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by Darfur United Coach Ambassador Margo Baker. I’ve been trying for a week now to put into words exactly what it has been like to be on this journey with the Darfur United men’s soccer team, and the...
The Result Isn’t Always What is Important

Never, Never, Never Give Up

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by DU Head Coach Mark Hodson. I suspect that the player’s spend a lot of time in the refugee camps “imagining…..” Imagining what it’s like “out there” in the World as we know it. The camps are a dark...
The Result Isn’t Always What is Important

A Typical Darfuri Training Session…

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by Darfur United Coach Ambassador Rachael Rapinoe. The three dots at the end of this heading are imperative to include in this blog. Reasons to follow.   For those of you who have never observed...
The Result Isn’t Always What is Important

Coaching Darfuri Men

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by DU Coach Ambassador Rachael Rapinoe. I’ve been fortunate enough to coach soccer to many different age groups, competitive levels, males and females and various regions of the world, however I most...
The Result Isn’t Always What is Important

Watching Football, Dreaming Peace

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on darfurunited.com by i-ACT Co-Founder and Director Gabriel Stauring. In 2005, I headed out to Darfuri refugee camps on the Chad-Sudan border with a little camera and a very naive heart and mind. I was going to go put a...