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Shoaib Akhtar - From Refugee Camp into the Boxing Ring

Pascal Jochem
June 28, 2024

From the streets of Afghanistan into the ring. Shoaib Akhtar is not just a boxer, but also fighting his way through life into a new society. A refugee turned pro boxer. But how did he make it here in Germany?

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Everything we know about life can be found in sports: Success and failure, euphoria and despair. Sports Life tells stories from across the globe, where sports drives personal growth and changes lives.