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Idaho refugees find connection through soccer

Action shot of two players from both teams facing off. To the left, an Afghan United player appears to have kicked the ball mid air while the Toofan player to the right runs in his direction. Blurry players from both teams are seen looking on the background.
James Dawson
Boise State Public Radio
Players braved chilly winds to play the first home game hosted by the Toofan FC at the Boise High Athletic Complex. Their challengers traveled from Seattle for the meet-up.

Six years ago, a group of Afghan Refugees in our region started a soccer club. They hosted their first home game recently - a chance to feel at home in their adopted country.

ulie Luchetta reports from the sidelines.

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