Support Yves Pro MMA athlete

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Saturday, February 10, 2018
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Support Yves Pro MMA athlete

Hi, I'm Estelle Jean.

 

I am a humanitarian worker and founder of Sport For Refugees.

 

I started volunteering in Greece last year to find responses to the current refugee crisis.

 

In October last year, I decided to create my own project, Sport For Refugees, to get refugees motivated, healthy and to keep them away from depression.

 

 

I have come across Yves Antibe Zanga last December as I was setting up the project in Lesvos and I am now trying to support him in continuing his professional athlete career in Mixed Martial Arts.

 

 

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Hi, my name is Yves Antibe Zanga Adalbert. I’m 22 and I am from Cameroon. I do different sports such as kick-boxing, Muay Thai boxing, Full-contact and Sambo. I am a professional Mixed Martial Arts athlete.

 

I started doing sports when I was a kid: after that my dad initiated me to traditional karate when I was 5yo.

 

Today, as a refugee, sport is essential in my life; it’s the one thing that calms me down. The tatami or the ring are the only places where I can find quietness and inner peace.

 

 

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Sport For Refugees chose to support Yves because of his athlete profile and his behavior: he is a great teacher, he knows how to motivate his peers and to advise them as best as possible.

He is a honest and kind person who always sees the positive aspect in everyone and every situation.

 

 

 As soon as we can collect this amount, I will be able to give Yves the funds to train in Octagone club in Athens.

 

Provisional timetable: reception of the funds in February. Start of Yves's training in the club. Participation of Yves to competitions in April/May.

I would be able to go visit Yves during his trainings in February in Athens.

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The funds will help Yves to continue training and be able to get ready for coming competitions.

 

What he needs:

 

- 75 € for the registration fees due to his club in Athens;

 

- 125 € of equipment: gloves, protections, head gears, boxing shoes, elbow pads.

 

 

If we can collect more funds for this project, it will be kept for the second semester of Yves's training.

 

 

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The funds will be collected on the bank account of the NGO Sport For Refugees and will be transferred to Yves to pay his equipment and registrations fees.

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