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Two African refugees set up a sports platform to prevent other refugees from being trapped in human trafficking – ABC News

Wesley Mukerinkindi and Gaeten Ekoondo create an online platform connecting refugee athletes with professional soccer or basketball teams for tryouts, as a means…

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Wesley Mukerinkindi understands the feeling of utter desperation.
Key points:

  • The Search Your Team platform helps athletes secure professional contracts or sports scholarships in soccer and basketball through videos of players in action
  • Newcastle-based NSL player Musa Kamara hopes the sports platform will get him back to Europe
  • The platform aims to place 50 per cent of female athletes and is working in collaboration with the Olympic Committee of IDF (CROSIF)

He was a little boy when his family…

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