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Soccer academy for African refugees in Egypt

A South Sudanese man in Egypt recently opened an academy to teach and train African refugees passionate about soccer.

CAIRO — Three years ago, Francis Dennik Kwal, who hails from South Sudan, came to Egypt to study at the American University of Cairo. However, he cut his educational path short when he decided in late 2020 to inaugurate an academy to teach soccer to African refugees in Egypt.

Kwal previously played for several clubs in Sudan, including Al-Ahly Shendi Club and Al-Nesoor Sports Club. He sought to extend his athletic career in Cairo by establishing the South Sudan Academy for African refugees who are passionate about soccer. 

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