Help Alex's Kenya Homeless World Cup Team

 
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Help Alex's Kenya Homeless World Cup Team

Help Alex's Kenya Homeless World Cup Team

Making our own footballs

Making our own footballs
The Kenya team make their own footballs from plastic bags and string to get training for the Homeless World Cup

Steet boy tries his luck

Steet boy tries his luck
A street boy prepares to try his luck in an ongoing street soccer tournament to select the Kenya National team to Melbourne,Australia.

Mohamed and Calvin in Mathare slums.

Mohamed and Calvin in Mathare slums.
Mathare slums is one of the largest slum in the world.Most of the HWC players come from these slums.They come from poor families who live on less than a dollar a day.

Street soccer pitch in Huruma slums.

Street soccer pitch in Huruma slums.
Street soccer is becoming very popular in kenyan slums due to limited space as a result of land grabbing.It can be used to address Homelessness,HIV/Aids,crime etc

Coaching tips

Coaching tips
An Ausrian coach,Siggi,gives Kenya Homeless team tips to succeed in Cape Town,South Africa as an international photographer watches.Kenya was 9th out of 48 nations

Pitch Action from Kenya in S. Africa.

Pitch Action from Kenya in S. Africa.
Kenya protecting the goal at the Homeless World Cup against Karsakistan

A homeless Street soccer player starts the ball

A homeless Street soccer player starts the ball
During Homeless street soccer tournament sponsored by UNICEF for the selection of the Kenya team to Melbourne 2008 in Australia

Kick Aids out of Kenya.

Kick Aids out of Kenya.
Mohamed recieves uniform donation from UNICEF and government sports officers

The death of one of the homeless players

The death of one of the homeless players
Homeless players are never save in the slums of Nairobi. This player, King Tubbs, was killed brutally by police after he ran when he was caught smoking marijuana in Huruma slums. He was the captain of the Kenya Homeless Team to Australia before he was shot dead. RIP King Tubbs.

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Organization

Project Leader

Mohammed Ahmed

President & Team Co-ordinator
Nairobi, Kenya

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