Refugee World Cup is part of the refugee week celebration provides a focus for celebrating the contributions refugees make to the UK by helping to organise and promote cross-cultural arts and sports activities each year during Refugee Week.
MRSN held the first Refugee World Cup in 2000 to welcome the Kosovar community to Manchester. This has become a highly anticipated annual event and has grown from 4 teams to 20 teams taking part each year; from 40 to 200 participants; from teams segregated along country of origin lines to fully integrated teams
Refugee World Cup 2017 will be held on Saturday 24th June 2017, at Albert Park, Grecian Street, M7 1JF. All BME communities and local teams from across Greater Manchester are welcome. The tournament is 7-a-side and teams can register a maximum of 10 players.
The tournament will take part between 9:45 and 4pm. All teams must register before Friday 17th June 2017 to guarantee their place in the tournament. It is very important that you arrive on time as teams who arrive after 10:00 will not be allowed to participate