Migrants on the island of Lesbos find refuge on soccer field

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Migrants on the island of Lesbos find refuge on soccer field

Author: foxsports.com | 17 May 2019

A 10-minute walk from Europe’s largest refugee camp, across olive groves and open land scattered with thorns and wildflowers, sits a nondescript yet remarkable soccer field.

It’s a place where residents of the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos can briefly forget about their tiny container-homes and crowded tents and instead worry about corner kicks and throw-ins.

One of the latest big games on the well-kept grass was the highly anticipated match between a group of Afghan migrants and the African asylum seekers who dominate the camp’s soccer team, Cosmos FC. Read more>>>