History of Companion House

2008: World Refugee Soccer Day


2008: World Refugee Soccer Day


2008 marked the first year in which the Mon and Karen communities had participating teams in Companion House’s Refugee Soccer Day match, along with the Sierra Leone and Sudan teams. Sierra Leone won the first match against the Sudanese team 6-2, and the Mon team won against the Karen team 3-0. All the teams played well and the final victory went to the Sierra Leone team, winning 2-3 against the Mon team. The Sudanese and Karen team also had a match with the Sudanese team winning 3-2.




“2008: World Refugee Soccer Day,” History of Companion House, accessed July 9, 2020, http://companionhousehistory.org/items/show/101.


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