Players from our Community Street Soccer Program are set to represent Australia on the world stage at the 2016 Homeless World Cup.
The team, known as the Street Socceroos, will compete against teams from 51 other nations at the event, which is expected to attract more than 500 participants from around the world.
The Homeless World Cup will kick off in Glasgow on 10 July, with the final games on 16 July. The tournament brings together players experiencing homelessness and disadvantage, to connect through the universal language of soccer in the spirit of friendship and fair play.
The Australian team was selected from hundreds of participants in our Community Street Soccer Program – a national grassroots initiative that uses soccer to help participants reconnect with the community and make positive changes in their lives. Read more about the program here.
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For more information, view our media release here.