Kai Watts

Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

Soccer star, inclusion advocate

Kai believes the beautiful game is for everyone. One afternoon in 2017, he and some of his Wagga Wanderers team mates were kicking a ball around when a few Yazidi children gathered to watch. After getting to know the boys, he found them places on a local team. Despite training every night, Kai also coaches a dozen Yazidi boys two nights a week. He plays centre back for the Western Sydney Wanderers Under 14 team and will try out for the Under 18s in 2018. This grant will help Kai travel to Sydney to move closer to his A League dream and cover the uniforms and fees of 12 refugee players.