Alphonso Davies was appointed as United Nations’ particular ambassador for refugees.© AFP
Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies on Wednesday turned the primary footballer to be appointed a UN particular ambassador to assist refugees. The 20-year-old, who was born in a refugee camp in Ghana earlier than emigrating to Canada, has been appointed as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Refugee Company. “My own experiences make me want to speak up for refugees, to share their stories and to help make a difference,” Davies mentioned in an announcement on Bayern’s web site. “Refugees need our support to survive, but also access to education and sports, so they can fulfil their potential and truly thrive.”
Davies started supporting the United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Refugees in 2020, when he took half in a live-stream gaming event.
Final month, he helped launch a Canadian Authorities marketing campaign to advertise entry to high quality schooling for refugees.
Davies is at the moment suspended for Bayern’s subsequent two league video games after being despatched off in Saturday’s 4-0 thrashing of Cologne which stored them prime of the Bundesliga desk.
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