Athletes From Sixteen Nations Compete in Soccer Refugee Cup in São Paulo

Over 200 athletes from 16 nations will take part in the Refugee and Immigrant Cup, as of today, October 5th, in São Paulo.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This year's Refugee and Immigrant World Cup, which is now in its sixth edition, is entitled 'Take a Minute to Listen to a Person Who Has Left Their Country'.

The event was created and is organized by the NGO Africa do Coração, with the support of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

The athletes, refugees or immigrants, are from Guinea-Bissau, Tanzania, Lebanon, Mali . . .

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