The Amazing Story Of Sierra Leone’s Amputee Team - Football For A New Tomorrow | The COPA90 Showcase

The film supports the incredible athletes from the Sierra Leonean football team Flying Star Amputees, comprised of players who are all victims of civil war amputations. We speak to the team’s new ambassador, former professional, Jonathan Richter, who is listed as one of the unluckiest footballers in the world after being struck by lightning during a game – and afterwards had one leg amputated. The film shows how football can help bring joy, confidence and hope for a better future for the disabled in Sierra Leone.

The Film was commissioned by Hummel who are working closely together with the organization Football for A New Tomorrow (FANT) on projects that aim at creating development and positive change for marginalized groups in Sierra Leone. The Film was shot and edited by Ronnie Skov.

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