Football Club For Kids With Cancer Shows How To Beat The Disease
Star Champions|March 2017

February 4 is World Cancer Day 2017. Gaza Strip, which is a self-governing territory of Palestine, witnessed a unique event in December 2016.

Sudipto Zephyr Ghosh

The football club in Gaza Strip named the Champions Academy has initiated a novel campaign for a section of kids inflicted with cancer. The idea has been conceived to boost the morale of cancer-stricken children and help them overcome the illness.

Sports can help to get rid of cancer and other fatal diseases. Here are 7 benefits of playing sports, especially football, in overcoming cancer-linked illness.

1. Overcome muscle fatigue

Medicines for cancer can cause severe damage to the muscles and nervous system. Most patients lose motor coordination post-cancer surgery and medication. Sports like football and badminton can improve muscle strength.

2. Mood booster

Mental depression is a serious side effect that follows cancer treatment. During cancer treatment, playing mild sports can induce mood lifting hormones.

3. Promotes sleep

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