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Southeast Asia Globe: Karen national football team playing for victory away from home

May 12, 2020

In the US state of Minnesota, the newly established Karen Football Association is aiming to provide a platform to promote the struggles of the ethnic group back in Myanmar.

Football Paradise: CONIFA, Gender Equity, and the National Team Giving Karen Athletes a Chance

March 5, 2020

A new football team is taking root in the all-too-often frozen soil of Minnesota.

Karen Organization of Minnesota: Karen Football Association Finds Success at Nationals and at Home

March 3, 2020

Things really gained momentum when both the boys’ and girls’ U19 teams punched their tickets to the 2020 Youth Futsal National Championships in Kansas City.

Pioneer Press: Karen futsal teams from St. Paul have reached national heights

February 14, 2020

The Karen community in St. Paul is competing on a grand stage this weekend

Fox 9: Minnesota soccer teams represent Karen community on national stage

February 10, 2020

For one group of high school students, playing futsal – a faster indoor version of soccer – is a way to get their kicks.

Kare 11: Karen Football Association gives athletes an equal playing field

November 27, 2019

A Minnesota-based nonprofit is working with young refugees, giving them opportunities to play organized soccer.

Htee Moo Chaw Ep 11 and 12

October 29, 2019

In this episode of the I Play for You Podcast series we speak with Htee Moo Chaw about her journey to the US.

Chi Chi Ep 9 and 10

October 8, 2019

In this episode of the I Play for You podcast we speak with Chi Chi about his aspirations of being a role model.

Karen Women and Men National Soccer Team I Play for you Lay Lay Zan

Lay Lay Zan Ep 7 and 8

September 24, 2019

In this episode of the I Play for You podcast we speak with Lay Lay about the importance of keeping her culture.

Karen Women and Men National Soccer Team I Play for You Napoleon

Napoleon Ep 5 and 6

September 17, 2019

In this episode of the I Play for You Podcast series we speak with Napoleon about his journey to the United States.

Karen Women and Men National Soccer Team I Play for You Chris Tunbaw

Chris Tunbaw Ep 3 and 4

September 17, 2019

In this episode of the I Play for You Podcast series we speak with Chris Tunbaw about his love for the game.

Karen Women and Men National Soccer Team I Play for You Tu Lor Eh Paw

Tu Lor Eh Paw Ep 1 and 2

September 17, 2019

In this episode of the I Play for You Podcast series we speak with Tu Lor about the obstacles she has overcome in life.