The Homeless World Cup is an annual, international football tournament, uniting teams of people who are homeless and excluded to take a once in a lifetime opportunity to represent their country and change their lives forever. This year it is being held in Melbourne on 1-2nd of December. Capital City Futsal are putting on a display and competition in Civic Square on Friday 7th of November 2008 to assist.
The Homeless World Cup has triggered and supports grass roots football projects in over 60 nations working with over 30,000 homeless and excluded people throughout the year. Over 70% of players changing their lives for the better by coming off drugs and alcohol, moving into jobs, education, homes, training, reuniting with families and even going on to become players and coaches for pro or semi-pro football teams.
Source : Capital City Futsal
Published : 28/10/2008