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Syrian refugees enjoy World Cup in Jordan's Zaatari camp

STORY: Huddled in a tent and anxiously following a match between Tunisia and France, the refugees cheered, each rooting for a different team.

"The youth are excited about the games," Salamat said.

The ‘Qatar FIFA 2022 for All: Celebrating Football with Refugees and Displaced people’ initiative kicked off in conjunction with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

The initiative aims to share the World Cup with refugees and internally displaced persons living in camps by setting up fan zones in several countries, the charity’s website says.

Opened in 2012, Zaatari camp currently hosts around 80,000 people. It remains the largest refugee camp in the Middle East, according to the UNHCR’s website.