Arab Football Friendly Championship for Short Stature kicks off in Jordan******
AMMAN, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The first indoor Arab Football Friendly Championship for Short Stature kicked off here on Monday to mark International Dwarfism Awareness Day.
Players from Jordan, Egypt and Iraq are attending the two-day tournament which aims to spread awareness for achondroplasia, a bone growth disorder that causes dwarfism.
The tournament is organized by the Jordan's Association of Short Stature for Culture and Arts, with the support of the International Football Federation for Short Stature.
The Jordanian team beat the united Egyptian and Iraqi team 3-1 in the first game.
The Jordanian football team for short stature was formed in 2019, consisting of 12 players and four administrators. Enditem
Ten million have fled their homes in Ukraine: UN******
Ten million people have now fled their homes in Ukraine due to Russia's "devastating" war, the United Nations refugees chief said Sunday.
"The war in Ukraine is so devastating that 10 million have fled either displaced inside the country, or as refugees abroad," the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said on Twitter.