The love of football is universal.
Many kids grow up playing football. The game doesn’t discriminate between rich and poor. A few months ago, a picture of some boys playing the game in nylon jerseys they made went viral. This Nigerian, Adetutu Balogun launched a campaign to find the boys and gift them proper jerseys.
Please help me find these boys.
RT this tweet until someone can connect me to their parents.
Thank you. pic.twitter.com/zXxCVdq1jE
— Adetutu Balogun (@Tutsy22) April 20, 2017
And she found them. It turns out the boys are in Malawi. And they always play in nylon jerseys since they can’t afford proper ones.
Earlier my contact told them the news at training.
Everyone see the complete team and their manager. @d_problemsolver ??? so much joy. pic.twitter.com/g7y3ghWOjW
— Adetutu Balogun (@Tutsy22) April 21, 2017
Adetutu mobilised others and the boys who play for Maghemo Youth FC were given proper football kits.
The kits were presented to them at the National Stadium after the game between Malawi and Madagascar.
Before and After.
A Dream come true.
?????????????@d_problemsolver @BankEtiquettes pic.twitter.com/VKNcTDCdf6
— Adetutu Balogun (@Tutsy22) May 22, 2017