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Beyond the Scoreboard, Beautiful Moments

Edior’s note: This was originally posted on by i-ACT Director and Co-Founder Gabriel Stauring.

The chosen Darfur United 15, singing their anthem with pride and heart during today’s pre-game introduction versus Padania.

After the game, our Darfur United players looked tired and upset. They went against a strong tournament favorite, Padania, a region of Northern Italy. It was painful to lose 20 to 0, no matter what we told them about how polished they looked from two years ago and the tournament in Iraq.

They did not stop going all out until the final whistle. I am so proud, and we were not lying