Boy from Angkor Wat goes to Glasgow

Born in Siem Reap home of the world famous Angkor Wat temples Sophearith is ready for Scotland. He has been training hard in Siem Reap every week and once a month doing a eight hour round trip to our training program in Phnom Penh. Everyone at our partner Build your Future Today is proud of him.

Family Name: LONG


Year born/DoB: 10-Jan-98

Joined HFCA: 2014

Partner Organization: BFT (Build Your Future Today)

Family Background: Sophearith lives under supported by BFT org for his mom dead and father is a worker and not able to look-after him. There are five children at his family and Sophearith is a third child.

Individual Background: Sophearith is a student at grade 12 at Ten Makara High School in Siem Reap province. He plays football since 7 years old and attended the HFCA football training in 2014 which sent by BFT. In future he wants to be an owner of restaurant.

How do you feel when you have been selected for the Glasgow 2016 Homeless World Cup in Scotland in July 10th-16thI am very happy and excited when I was selected for the 2016 HWC and it is the first time for me to go oversee.

What do you think after theGlasgow 2016 Homeless World Cup? I will share people around me what I am doing in Glasgow city.

Position: Left Defender or Right Defender                         

Favorite Team: Real Madrid

Favorite Player: Ronaldo

No one made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke, Irish orator, philosopher, & politician (1729 - 1797)