Once-in-a-life-time-opportunity to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Attending the FIFA World Cup is probably every young football player’s dream. But, for four young Cambodian students, this dream is about to come true.

The young players, aged between 15 and 17, are all students at Indochina Starfish Foundation (ISF), a local NGO that offers education and football programmes to under privileged children living in Phnom Penh. The students and their coach, also from ISF, will be participating in The FIFA Foundation Festival 2018, an official event of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, which will bring together 48 delegations from community-based organisations that use football as a tool to drive positive change.

The Festival, running 23 June to 3 July 2018, demonstrates to the football world as well as to the general public the positive impact that football can have in pursuing developmental goals such as education, health and well-being, peace-building, social integration and youth leadership and much more.

All delegations are mixed-gender, made up of 2 girls and 2 boys between the ages of 15 and 18. Cambodia’s young participants include Sreytouch (17), Sreyneath (15), Rasy (16) and Ravy (17). The group will be in