South Sudan launches youth rugby league for peace

September 29, 2018

 

Civil war-torn South Sudan this year launched its first rugby league since it won independence from Sudan in 2011, finding in the rough-and-tumble sport a way to promote peace. More than 200 children between 5 and 13 have signed up for the South Sudan Rugby Club's weekly practices run by volunteers, many of whom learned to play as refugees in neighboring countries. 

 

Get the full story at Fox News here, and more on what sport can do to build peace here

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