Two street children in Pakistan fight for possession of the ball
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Pakistan prepares for the Street Child World Cup

In March 2014 Brazil will host an unconventional football tournament - the Street Child World Cup.

Teams from 20 countries are currently being trained by local charities, who aim to improve the lives of street children.

In Pakistan, one such group of children are already hard at work getting ready for football glory.

But not everyone agrees the project is a solution to Pakistan's problems.

Sabin Agha reports.

Video produced by Riaz Suhail

  • 27 Mar 2013
  • From the section Asia
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