Amputee soccer players a game changer for Gaza wounded

Amputee soccer players a game changer for Gaza wounded
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Palestinian amputee soccer players take part in a training session of their team at Municipality Stadium in Deir Al Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, on July 9, 2018. For the first time in the Palestinian Gaza Strip, a football team of male amputees was recently formed to lay the foundation for such a sport in the Israeli-blockaded territory, named "The Heroes", could be a glimmer of hope for many young people with amputations caused by frequent rounds of violence with Israel and other accidents. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS
Palestinian amputee soccer players take part in a training session of their team at Municipality Stadium in Deir Al Balah, in the central Gaza Strip. For the first time in the Palestinian Gaza Strip, a football team of male amputees was recently formed to lay the foundation for such a sport in the Israeli-blockaded territory, named “The Heroes”, could be a glimmer of hope for many young people with amputations caused by frequent rounds of violence with Israel and other accidents.
MAHMUD HAMS / AFP