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British government poised to condemn young African footballer to death

Alhassan BanguraThis has nothing to do with Leeds United, but I’m furious, so here goes. The British government has ordered the deportation of Alhassan Bangura, a young footballer from Sierra Leone who fled his home at the age of 15 amidst death threats and violence. He created a new life in Britain after escaping from human traffickers who brought him to London, and has married an Englishwoman. He was scouted by Watford while playing in a park, and the team consider him one of their most promising players. If he returns to Sierra Leone, he will have to leave his wife behind for a place in which he has no family and no life, where he is likely to be killed. If you’re British and you feel as strongly about this as I do, write to you MP.