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Soccer Without Borders in the News

Hers is a list of some of the publications around the globe that have featured Soccer Without Borders:


Canal 8 Deportivo (Nicaragua)

Nile TV (Egypt)

US Department of State "Goal! Soccer for a Better Future"

MSNBC Nightly News


WPYR Baltimore

KQED Radio 

National Public Radio "Better Than the World Cup"

The Marc Steiner Show


The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Magazine- "Safety Net"

The Bay Citizen

Crescenta Valley Weekly

La Prensa, Nicaragua's leading national newspaper (2010)

La Prensa (2013)

Lehigh Alumni Magazine- "We're Like Brothers"

Livingston Patch

Loyola Magazine- GOAL!

The Nica Times, Nicaragua's leading english language newspaper

The New York Daily News

The New York Times

Nicaragua Dispatch

The Oakland Tribune (PDF)

SWB in the Guatemala National Newspaper (PDF)

World Pulse Magazine

The Colorado Springs Gazette


DipNote US State Department Blog (2011)

DipNote US State Department Blog (2012)

ESPNW "Soccer Without Borders Empowers Youth" and "Soccer Without Borders Changed my Perception"

Fair Game Women's Soccer Magazine

FENIFUT Noticias (Federación Nicaraguense de Fútbol)

In Bed With Maradona


Nicaragua Al Dia

One Game, One World

Open Society Institute's Audacious Ideas

Pitchforks Optional

Seattle Soccer Examiner in Cairo

Pioneer Alum Helps Effect Social Change Through Soccer

Soccer Without Borders Enters Girl Effect Challenge

Soccer Without Borders Helping to Bridge Differences

US Embassy in Managua, Nicaragua

Academic Reports:

World Refugee Survey, 2009

Harvard Educational Review, 2010