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British government poised to condemn young African footballer to death

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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.