The first match of the Deloitte Street Child World Cup kicked off today in Durban, South Africa, when the host nation played India at 1pm local time (11am UK time ).
Amos Trust partner Umthombo's football team, the Umthombo Young Stars battled it out with the Khalsa Football Academy, a project working with homeless children in Northern India. Other group A matches today were UK vs Philippines and Ukraine vs Nicaragua.
In the first match India beat the Durban team 4-0. But ts early days. For up-to-the-minute news of all the matches, teams and events, as well as a daily video of highlights and blogs from the children participating, go to the official Street Child World Cup website: www.streetchildworldcup.org