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FREDDIE Rugumeza (16) joined former Perth Glory players and administration staff in Save the Children’s team in a five-a-side soccer tournament at Langley Park to mark the end of last week’s three-day Africa Down Under resources conference.
Jacob Burns, Steve McGarry, Paul McVittie and Callum Salmon were part of the Save the Children line-up that played against teams from Perth’s African communities.
Mining companies that took part in the conference sponsored teams.
Rugumeza’s family has attended Save the Children’s ‘It takes a village’ program that supports migrant and refugee women, children and young people who face the challenges of starting a new life in Australia with little or no family support and often have a history of loss and trauma.
The State Government welcomed ministers and senior delegates from Africa last week as part of an ongoing strategy to share knowledge and skills in the agriculture and resource sectors.
Premier Colin Barnett said Africa represented an exciting new market for West Australian goods and services.
“With our long history of responsible resources development, WA is well placed to assist African countries to develop transparent, stable and mutually beneficial regulations for their resources sector," Mr Barnett said.
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Freddie Rugumeza played in the Save the Children’s side with former Perth Glory players and staff.