Cambodia’s ISF wins Peace and Sport Award for football outreach

ISF made headlines this year for its ‘socially distant football’ during Covid-19 but acclaim is for Football for Change project.

Cambodia-based sports charity Indochina Starfish Foundation has won a Peace and Sport Award for its football coaching programme across the country.

Peace and Sport’s award for Sport for Development and Peace Programme of the Year was announced by the Monaco-based organisation on Tuesday in recognition for ISF’s Football for Change Outreach Project, which is sponsored by Uefa Foundation for Children.

ISF’s programme saw 200 coaches in rural Cambodia trained to use ISF’s Social Impact Curriculum, which “uses engaging football-based activities to raise awareness about key social issues and minority rights, while teaching essential life skills”.

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