He didn’t receive his nickname ‘Romario’ for no reason. Abdul Razak Kasim has been a very well known football player in his local community of Accra and received a lot from the game. Finding friendship in his teammates and learning important life skills like teamwork and discipline. When growing older, he wanted to give back to the game that gave him so much. Together with long time friends he has been active in school- and community sports. When meeting YETS Foundation founder Peter Ottens during his visit to Ghana in 2011, the two connected on their vision of how to implement sports as a social tool: Youth at risk don’t necessarily lack sports activities, they lack positive role models who provide a safe space they can belong to and develop themselves in independent participators of society.