World Refugee Day Soccer Tournament.

ChangeMakers Resettlement Forum, Capital Football, The Wellington Phoenix  and Better Football, hosted a special World Refugee Day Football Tournament between refugee background communities and Host community on 23rd   Jun at ASB Sports Centre to celebrate and acknowledge diversity. 

 There were eight teams from different nationalities, included players from Columbia, Eritrean, Syria, Afghan and Iran.  The final match played between  “Ethiolions” from Ethiopia and the Assyrians “Assyria”. Where “Ethiolions” were able to take the ball in their court and won the tournament.

At the end of the Tournament Prizes were given by our Manger Lexy Seedhouse. Prizes generously supplied by the Wellington Phoenix FC, Better Football. 

Special thanks to everyone who helped and contributed to making this event a fabulous success! For full story please click HERE

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *