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Barnes sends BallaBoots message

Initiative receives support from football legend

Former Liverpool and Watford winger John Barnes has praised an initiative that sees football boots sent from the Isle of Man to Nigeria.

BallaBoots was set up by St Georges striker and Ballakermeen High School teacher Furo Davies.

He's sending as many pairs of second-hand boots to his hometown of Port Harcourt to help aspiring footballers in the city.

And Barnes - who was capped by England 79 times - has sent the campaign a message of support:

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