Barca seek to turn Lesbos camps into fields of dreams for refugees

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It may not be the Nou Camp, but the charity arm of soccer giants Barcelona has been giving child refugees living in temporary shelters on Lesbos a shot at the beautiful game.

Organisers say the soccer training sessions for children hosted at two refugee camps on the Greek island promote dialogue, respect and tolerance among the young participants, helping to easing stress and nurture friendships.

“We know we can influence them, we can help them to dream, we can show them the future,” said Jordi Cardoner, vice president of Barcelona and...


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Barca seek to turn Lesbos camps into fields of dreams for refugees


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