Barca vet­er­ans hold soc­cer work­shop for refugees

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A for­mer FC Barcelona player (not iden­ti­fied) con­trols the ball dur­ing a train­ing ses­sion with refugee chil­dren at the PAS Gian­nina sta­dium in Ioan­nina, north­west­ern Greece, yes­ter­day. A team of for­mer play­ers from the Span­ish club held a soc­cer work­shop for some 150 boys, girls and adults cur­rently shel­tered at re­cep­tion fa­cil­i­ties. PAS Gian­nina and FC Barcelona vet­er­ans held a friendly match later in the day. Both events were part of a pub­lic aware­ness cam­paign or­ga­nized in co­op­er­a­tion with UNHCR.

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