Football: A Singaporean visits Uganda and shares his love of the beautiful game

Singaporean Farehan Hussein at a football carnival he organised in Mbale, Uganda. PHOTO: FAREHAN HUSSEIN
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SINGAPORE - What started as a "random" pick for an Islamic animal sacrifice ritual on Facebook a year ago led one Singaporean on an eye-opening 8,000km sojourn to Africa to spread the joy of football.

In 2021, when Farehan Hussein set up QurbanNow SG, which offers the option for Singaporeans to buy livestock from breeders overseas and have the slaughtered meat delivered to the poor and disadvantaged as part of Hari Raya Aidiladha, he decided to take up an option offered by a non-governmental organisation in Mbale, Uganda.

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