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Soul of Africa: The Migrant Footballers Winning Over Hearts in Spain


Soul of Africa: The Migrant Footballers Winning Over Hearts in Spain
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Young footballers around the world dream of following in their heroes’ footsteps and going to Europe to play for top teams like Barcelona. A group of mainly African migrants has taken a first step, with the help of a sympathetic coach they have formed their own team in the Spanish leagues. Henry Ridgwell reports from Jerez, the club offers far more than a weekend of soccer practice for the young men, many of whom have risked their lives to reach Spanish shores.

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