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  • Writer's pictureJane Smith

Excitement in Janjanbureh as Football Academy finally receive new kit

Updated: Feb 18, 2019

Yesterday Janjanbureh Football Academy were in receipt of a wide range of football kit shipped in two consignments but both reaching Janjanbureh at the same time. The first was courtesy of Worcester resident Kevin Sanders who regularly collects large donations supporting N'Yofelleh village. He shared a collection from University of West Of England sports department. These were from many sports and brand new tops and shorts etc and very suitable for training along with general items of clothing. We wish to pass our thanks to Kevin for sharing this and also helping to reduce our shipping costs.

Some of the kit before packing and shipping

Kit Aid

The second consignment came from KitAid collected in early October involving a long journey to London to collect enabling Janjanbureh Foundation also to select a large quantity. We received three complete brand new kits of 15 tops, 15 shorts and 15 pair of socks.

We were particularly fortunate that on this occasion we were able to access some brand new Adidas football boots and new trainers

The sight of the boots actually reduced me to tears of gratitude. Boots have constantly been a request and difficult to fulfil.

Janjanbureh Foundation are shipping separately.

KitAid are a remarkable charity and we are very grateful that we were invited back after our last collection two years ago. Thanks must be passed to Janjanbureh Foundation for storing the collection until sorting and shipment.

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