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Mine Risk Education Needed as Casualties Rise in Battambang
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Mine Risk Education Needed as Casualties Rise in Battambang

Local de-mining agencies came together last month to educate affected populations in Battambang about the dangers of landmines after a large increase in casualties. Casualties on the Rise From 1979 to April 2019, 64,825 causalities recorded by the Cambodia Mine and ERW Victim Information System. From January to April 2019, there are 47 people injured...

CHONBOULI, THAILAND
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CHONBOULI, THAILAND

The Laos Under-16 Girls’ National team began competition today at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U16 Championship. The tournament spans from May 7 to May 22nd and is hosted by Thailand. Our very own SPIRIT OF SOCCER coach, Ms. La Kham-On, was selected to the team and has been training in Vientiane and Thailand for...

XIENG KHOUANG, LAOS
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XIENG KHOUANG, LAOS

Spirit of Soccer Educates 29 Coaches in Laos and Holds Grassroots Development Festival Spirit of Soccer organized a Football ‘D’ License coaching course for 29 participants in Xieng Khouang Province in partnership with the Lao Football Federation (LFF) and support from the US Government. The course was led by Mr. Somsack Keodala with support from...

PAILIN, CAMBODIA
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PAILIN, CAMBODIA

This week we sponsored 25 school teachers to participate in the first ever AFC D License coach certification course in Pailin. .Pailin is a province in western Cambodia at the northern edge of the Cardamom Mountains near the border of Thailand. The region was heavily mined during decades of war and is the former stronghold of...

CALI, COLOMBIA
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CALI, COLOMBIA

Last week we held a four-day coaching workshop in Cali, Colombia and concluded with a Mine Risk Education (MRE) & Football Festival. The program drew 11 new coaches and 167 participants. Thank you to our in-country team for all your hard work during the training! We will continue to educate people with the skills to...

February 20, 2019February 21, 2019by In News
NINEVAH, IRAQ
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NINEVAH, IRAQ

“We bring smiles to the faces of children after the war” – Mohammad Al-Naqib Our Spirit of Soccer team in Iraq welcomed 300 fans and government officials, including a member of the board of the Province of Nineveh, to the opening ceremony of a new football field on January 23, 2019. The field, located in...

January 23, 2019February 20, 2019by In News