THE 9th All Nations football festival takes place in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com🏢smarttags" />
The event, organised by Football Unites Racism Divides (FURD) in partnership with Sheffield and
One of the new teams taking part this year, Somali Gateway Community FC, is drawn from refugees from
The festival is part of the nationwide Refugee Week which celebrates the contribution of refugees and asylum seekers make to life in the
As well as the 7-a-side tournament, officials from the
Organiser Desbon Bushiri from FURD said: ‘The event goes from strength to strength and this year’s All Nations promises to be the biggest so far, with 15 teams registered. We are very appreciative of the support of both Sheffield and Hallamshire County FA and Sheffield City Council, who both understand how football can be a great method of helping people feeling welcome and wanted in the city’
The event is held at the Goodwin Sports Centre on Northumberland Road and runs from midday to 5pm. Spectators are welcome.
For further details, contact Desbon Bushiri or Howard Holmes at FURD on 0114 255 3156.