7 July 2006 - Football broadens a 17-year-old girl’s horizons in Georgia

Tape#: JN 6346
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Lela, 17, has earned a spot on Georgia’s national youth football team alongside her twin sister Lali.

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Production date: June 2006

Duration: 2:03

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Georgia, football, FIFA, World Cup

Main shooting locations: Kodjori (Near Tbilisi), Georgia

Main sequences: Seventeen-year-old Lela’s life in Georgia has been marred by the social and economic disintegration that followed her country’s independence in 1991. But football has given Lela a chance to overcome her impoverished background and find a better future with a spot on the national youth football team. 

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