And the Afghan refugees are settling into life in the UK with a friendly – but fiercely competitive – game of cricket.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Those staying at a hotel in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, took to the field on Sunday against the local team in a match organised by the town's Baptist church and council.
Afghan refugees are settling into life in the UK with a friendly – but fiercely competitive – game of cricket
Nazir, a former interpreter for UK troops, and Shams, who worked as a communications officer at the British Embassy in Kabul for ten years, were among the players.
Nazir told of his deep gratitude for the town's support, adding that his six children, aged between three and 14, were 'very happy' and are 'passionately waiting for their chance' to start school. The game ended in a draw.
Talking about his new life in the UK, Shams said: 'We feel safe, and we appreciate the opportunity to be