Jerusalem24 – The Tulkarm Girls Camp team “Sports for Life”, is representing Palestine in the Child World Cup Street tournament, which will be held parallel to the World Cup in Doha 2022.
Palestine will participate in the tournament among 12 international teams: India, Bangladesh, Brazil, Darfur, Bolivia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, the United States, and Zimbabwe.
The tournament aims to shed light on the issues of the less fortunate countries in the world and raise their voice in a huge global event.
Tamara Awartani, co-founder and director of Palestine: Sport for Life (PS4L), said that the participation of the girls’ team comes within the foundation’s goals to empower girls, especially in marginalized areas, in their right to play football and develop their life skills, in addition to providing educational opportunities and focusing on the importance of education in line with the goals of sustainable development.
She added that the team will also participate in activities interspersed with art festivals and a Congress led by children to defend children’s rights, advocate for the right to education, represent Palestine and tell the world that “We are here”.