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Refugee women in Brazil get into World Cup spirit

2 July 2014 Last updated at 00:27 BST

A World Cup tournament for refugees living in Sao Paulo has had an unexpected outcome.

The event, organised by a Brazilian NGO, was initially aimed at men. However, a number of women from Syria and other countries stepped in and asked for a match of their own.

For many, it was the first time they had ever played football.

BBC Brasil's Camilla Costa reports.

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