Liverpool's Sadio Mané donates over 100 shirts to orphans in Malawi
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Orphans in Malawi have received over 100 Liverpool shirts with Sadio Mané's name printed on the back following the player's change of squad number in the summer.
Mané wore number 19 last season, but changed to 10 in the summer after Philippe Coutinho's departure left the number free.
Liverpool then agreed to swap any shirts that fans had bought with 'Mané 19' on the back for new ones with his updated squad number. Not wanting to waste the old shirts, they handed the shirts to KitAid, who work with Friends of Mulanje Orphans (FOMO) and distributed the kit to the underprivileged children in Malawi.
And the children were overcome with joy.
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"It's like a dream for the children in the villages, getting a t-shirt that they never thought they would get," Mary Woodworth, founder of FOMO said when speaking to ESPN FC.
"It's just magical basically.
"Sadio Mane is from Africa, his name is just everywhere. To see the t-shirt of Sadio Mane will just be overwhelming."
"It will make a big difference, especially in the villages. Because they don't have the means of getting any money or to be able to buy one t-shirt. It's a dream come true [for them]."