Article from FIFA shows links between Gandhi and South African football
Show Racism the Red Card were recently shown an article on FIFA’s website which explores the links between Mohandas Karamchand ‘Mohatma’ Gandhi and football in South Africa.
Gandhi’s activism for Civil Rights and as an advocate of non-violent protest is well known and continues to inspire people throughout the world.
Gandhi’s love of sport; and in particular football, is less well known. This interesting article details how he helped to establish three football clubs and the South African Association of Hindu Football.
Read the article here