Intro
Chapter 1
Match 1
Chapter 2
Match 2
Chapter 3
Match 3
Chapter 4
Match 4
Ahmed wants to fight
Imad wants to marry
Nehru wants to flee
Samah wants justice
Usama wants to build
Zead wants to lead

Discover the Gaza Strip. Step into the lives of six Gazans, who dare to dream, whilst living in a war zone. Join on the football pitch, be lifted onto shoulders at an Arab wedding or grab hold of weapons.

Discover Gaza

Get to know the players

Select one of the people on the left and embark on your journey through Gaza

Reserve goalkeeper - 28 years

Ahmed

Ahmed
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Ahmed is reserve goalkeeper. On nights off football training, he trains as a militant with the Al Qassam Brigade.
Midfielder - 21 years

Imad

Imad
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Imad works in his cousin’s barber shop. He is in love with his niece and is hoping to marry her.
Left forward - 18 years

Nehru

Nehru
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Nehru has a Swedish passport and hopes to flee the Gaza Strip to become a professional football player abroad.
Reporter - 34 years

Samah

Samah
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Samah is one of the few female journalists in Gaza. She keeps her head high in the male-dominated Gazan society.
Playmaker - 27 years

Usama

Usama
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Usama is the religious leader of the team. His family home was bombed in the war. He would love to rebuild his house.
The captain - 31 years

Zead

Zead
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Zead is a true leader, both on and off the pitch. He does not accept mistakes. Zead is a club man through and through.

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