Refugees Come Together for Football Tournament in Brussels

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Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Refugees from countries like Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq have gathered to play together at the “Everyone on the Pitch” football tournament in Brussels.
The event is a Belgian project to foster the integration of people fleeing war-torn countries and help them make new friends through a shared passion for sport.
But on this Brussels pitch, organizers are hoping it will provide more than just good exercise.
This is the “Everyone n the Pitch” football tournament and it bring together people from across the world.
Refugees and asylum seekers from Asia, the Middle East and Africa are facing each other on the field, under the watchful eyes of Belgian referees.

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