News Team Cambodia depart for Mexico City

Team Cambodia are on their way to the 10th Homeless World Cup in Mexico City.

We departed from Cambodia last night and Its going to take us 30 hours to get from Phnom Penh to Mexico City via Paris but in real terms that's the easy bit. Our journey to Mexico City started in February when we started our fundraising campaign as qualification for the Homeless World Cup is done off the pitch, not on it.

Its taken a massive effort to get the team to Mexico City and unfortunately not all the players can make it as we fell short in our fundraising efforts and had to leave two of the squad behind. I delivered the bad news in person on Sunday and both players who missed out were understandably very  upset as were their team mates who are going and all the staff. We all feel for them but I told them that if they continue to come to training every week we will take them to the 2013 Homeless World Cup in Poland.

There are so many organisations and individuals that we have to thank that it would be impossible to list them all in this newsletter but particular thanks must go our main sponsors Flight Centre, Smart Mobile, GFSS Incorporated as well as our other sponsors Paddy Rice Irish Sports Bar, Banzai Events, Collingwood Rotary, KPMG Cambodia, The Old Ivanarians, Rita Dipietro and everyone who donated through our website or via Team Coach Jimmy Campbell.

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