Barcelona FC offers free soccer training to child refugees at Lesvos island

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Barcelona FC offers free soccer training to child refugees at Lesvos islandHundreds of children have become members of the Barca Soccer FutbolNet programme since the programme's implementation in July 2017, with the support of Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the NGO Movement on the Ground

Barcelona FC has been sponsoring a football camp for hundreds of refugee children on the island of Lesvos, involving adult refugees as coaches, according to ANA.

The children attending the football academy on the island come from the two hotspots on Lesvos. The training lasts two hours, and held three times a week. Coaches are refugees who have been offred asylum.

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