How, and why, to get to a refugee camp

How, and why, to get to a refugee camp

It’s been a long, long day. It actually started more than two days ago. We left Los Angeles loaded with duffle bags full of soccer equipment, our clothes, and the food we’ll be eating during the almost three weeks we’ll be visiting Darfuri refugee camps close to the...
The Message They Carry

The Message They Carry

This blog was originally posted on darfurunited.com and written by Rudy Sanchez, Darfur United Assistant Coach.  During our stay, one of my tasks was to conduct a short interview where one of the questions asked the refugees what they missed most about their home in...
Insights from DU Athletic Trainer

Insights from DU Athletic Trainer

This blog was originally posted on darfurunited.com by Alex Nuttall-Smith.  During the training camp here in Ostersund, Sweden, as in many football training camps around the world, one objective is to provide the highest standard of medical care.  Each player comes to...
Darfur United Joy

Darfur United Joy

This blog was originally posted on darfurunited.com  We walk off of the plane and a nice, sharp cold hits us. This is not southern California, and it’s definitely not eastern Chad. Östersund, Sweden might be an odd place for an all-refugee team from Darfur to...