• To strengthen sports as a tool for social inclusion and to raise awareness about its potential
  • To foster an increased participation of refugees and local young people in sport activities and to create a constructive dialogue between different social groups
  • To train Youth workers and Sport Trainers to a better awareness and proper skills to use sport as a pedagogical tool to foster social inclusion of “vulnerable” target groups
  • To offer learning opportunities (being coach) to sportive young people from local and migrant origins that would increase their level of social inclusion and their future job opportunities
  • To foster the (re)discovery and use of public spaces for the practice of grassroots sports


  • MATCH International Training Course “Inclusive Sport”
  • MATCH Local Trainings Course “Coaching Sport in social inclusion”
  • Production of Pedagogical Manual Sport & Youth work – Bridging the gap for social inclusion
  • Renovation of a public space to practice sport and launch of the campaign “Grassroot Sports in public space”
  • Antiracist grassroots sport festival “Mediterraneo Antirazzista”


  • Sport trainers and youth workers, involved in the International Training Course and the in further phase of the project, will broaden the set of pedagogical tools and sport activities
  • Refugees, asylum seekers and disadvantaged youngsters involved as coaches have an important learning opportunity, at local and European level, maximising their life potential
  • Sport and educational activities shaping in tournaments scheduling in 4 months addressed to children, teenagers, youngsters from local and migrant community (150)
  • Sport activities and realisation of local grassroots Sport Festivals in the six countries


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Date of project

01/01/2017 – 31/12/2018

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