20-25th October, Vari & Athens
On 20th of October, The Umoja team (United) of SCI Hellas composed of refugee and migrant players of african descent play their first game in the independent league in Vari and dedicate this match to saying “No to Racism”. On the 25th of October, a discussion on women in football followed by a screening of the movie “Bend it like Beckham” takes place in Athens. Participants are going to delve into football as an example of sports nurturing solidarity and diversity instead of stereotypes and exclusion. The speakers include Katerina Salta from Hestia FC (a refugee women’s football team) and Ioannis Charalampidis, women’s football coach.