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Rohingyas dare to dream

THEY might be a small club, but they have big dreams.

For the Rohingya Football Club (RFC), their dream is to have their own national team and play in the World Cup one day.

While there are a few Rohingya-based football clubs in the country, the RFC was an initiative established in 2015 to develop a Rohingya national team.

The RFC, decked in green and white jerseys, have been playing against various local teams and participated in a local football league.

“Our aim is to play in the World Cup against other minorities. The purpose is to build the community. Being a refugee, they don’t have any hope, light or happiness,” said RFC chairman Muhammad Noor at a recent friendly match between RFC and Mayu FC at the Kampung Pandan Sports Complex, Kuala Lumpur.

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