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Streetkick is an inflatable football pitch and 11 volunteers and workers from FURD will set the game up in prestigious locations in both host countries, Austria and Switzerland. It will then travel to
The Streetkick game has proved popular with fans at previous European Championships in
Several volunteers have been chosen to accompany Streetkick in recognition of their dedication to FURD.
One of those is 22-year-old Ahmed ‘Dutch’ Mohammed.
Somalia-born Ahmed came to the
He got involved with FURD in 2002 and is now a volunteer on the project’s v programme.
"I was organising football in my local area and I got involved with FURD and signed up as a volunteer," explains Ahmed, who is studying a business and management degree but currently working for the Department of Health in
"I'd take part in FURD tournaments and then I set up a team called Porter United in
"I love football and it's brilliant being able to combine it with an anti-racism message.
"I can remember watching the European Championships when I was a kid and I can't believe I'm going. It's a dream come true."
"I lived there for six years so I've got an affinity with