"In Africa, soccer is religion," commentator Dennis Liewewe declares. With millions of fans and thousands of youth aspiring to be soccer stars, soccer effortlessly catalyzes community. Using the power of soccer in the fight against AIDS, Grassroot Soccer provides African youth with the skills and support to live HIV free. When Silas Hagerty took a trip to Zambia in the summer of 2006, he witnessed the power of soccer as an organizing principle and its potential to raise awareness about AIDS prevention. Here is what he saw.
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