Guy Feldman, Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, used the funds allocated by the Embassy to celebrate Independence Day, and founded a football team, recruited from the local children affected by terrorists.
About it writes on Wednesday, may 17, the Jewish news Agency JTA.
Feldman has canceled a planned on this occasion, the festivities and the money saved has organized a football League for 225 children who were abducted by militants of Boko Haram, but managed to escape from captivity.
The Israeli Embassy has provided these children sportswear, balls and coaches, said the news website Ynet. «Our goal is to give children hope, and also to introduce them to the Zionist values,» said Feldman in an interview.
Feldman created a League called «the Concern of Israel – the children’s football League». The age of participants ranges from 8 to 12 years, children living in refugee camps in the state of Adamaoua, on the border with Cameroon.