Refugee Football Sessions at Oakwell

The Reds in the Community have recently set up a weekly football session to support refugees and asylum seekers play football in a safe environment. The group of 18 play every Tuesday at Oakwell, which involves a coaching session from our community coach followed by a match.

Jimmy, one of the participants commented;
‘All of us came to this country from very difficult situations in different countries and this past time has brought us all together and helped us to enjoy life. This is not only because we enjoy playing football, because after the match we like to socialise by eating and drinking together. We are very grateful to the club for allowing us to play here’

For more information please call Hannah Philips on 01226 211333