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Thank you CONIFA for Uniting the World

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on by i-ACT Multimedia Specialist Sean Toshima.

A round of applause to CONIFA. Photo: Gabriel Stauring / i-ACT

This is a heartfelt thank you to ConIFA’s amazing staff and team.  They are a hardworking group who built bridges between people, nations, ethnicities and isolated regions all over the world through friendship and the joy of playing soccer.

At the beginning of this month they organized an international football tournament in Ostersund, Sweden – the ConIFA World Football Cup – where the refugees living in isolated camps along the Chad and Sudan border, or better known as Darfur United, represented their people, their culture and their story against some of the greatest non-FIFA represented football teams in the world.

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