At this year’s Olympic Games, the Nigerian men’s football team won a bronze medal. It wasn’t easy; their achievement was hard-won both on and off the pitch. In the words of team coach Samson Siasia, “We struggled to get here. But there is a oneness, a team spirit and a willingness to overcome.” The team, and their many supporters held onto the hope of an Olympic medal, and it paid off.
MSF has teams in place to address the urgent medical needs and malnutrition, but if we are to make a real difference, there needs to be a significant scale-up in aid operationsMohamed Bali