Abu from Ghana was a professional soccer player for FC.Utrecht in the Netherlands. He now starts a football academy in Ghana.
Barcelona, Real Madrid, Chelsea are mentioned when we are asking African children where they would like to play soccer. It is their dream to fly to Europe and play as a professional like Adebayor, Drogba or Eto'o. It was also the dream of Abu when he came to the Netherlands.
Since her arrival in the Netherlands 15 years ago, Sylvia moves like a nomad from one place to another. She is desperate.
After living here for more than fifteen years, Sylvia still has no house. She thought it would be easier after receiving the legal papers, but unfortunately she still has to move from one house to another. Then Sylvia moves back to a place where once everything started; her first home in The Netherlands.
Ssuuna tries to find a job. Being illegal makes finding a job extra difficult
Finding a job in Europe without papers is quite difficult. Only a few employers will hire you, mainly because it is cheaper for them. Even then there is a high risk that they will be caught by the police.