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Hugh Biggar

Darfur United team photo; Credit: Hugh Biggar

The Strange Story of How Darfur Got Its Own Soccer Team

On an artificial soccer field the first week of June, not far from the Arctic Circle, 15 young Darfuris stand, shoulder to shoulder. The team, known as Darfur United, is about to face the Padania squad from northern Italy. The players place their hands over their green jerseys and tentatively,......