Why Attend the Homeless World Cup?

There are numerous benefits for joining the Homeless World Cup Network; from attending Homeless World Cup events to sharing skills and good practice with other organisations.

You can find all the information you need to see if your organisation is eligible to join the Homeless World Cup Network and the steps to become one of our Street Football Partners, HERE.

Prestige value for players representing their country, which often translates into a life-changing experience.

Prestige value for partner organisation in representing their country at the event and being involved in a wider call for action to end global homelessness.

Tournament associated costs of accommodation and specific subsistence costs will be covered for a full team of 8 players + 2 staff for the duration of the event.

Opportunity for team coaches and managers to participate in training and workshops on football and development related topics, alongside other network partners.

Opportunity for teams to interact with others from around the world, gain a more global perspective on homelessness and benefit from peer support to overcome life challenges.

Professional coverage such as photographs, videos and sometimes individual case studies will be gathered of the team, which can be used to further promote and advocate for the national programme.

Recognition within the Network when teams win Cups and Awards at the tournament, including Fair Play, Best New Team, Best Player etc.

Teams will be integral to the extensive media coverage that HWCF shares on international social media channels to spotlight the issue of homelessness and challenge public attitudes.

Increased probability of national media and public attention for the partner organisation, due to the team’s participation in the global event.

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