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Sport saved 'sanity' in Apartheid prison

Four men who campaigned persistently for the right to play football whilst being held at Robben Island under Apartheid will be honoured for the sense of comradeship they brought to their fellow inmates.

Marcus Soloman and Sedick Isaacs explain the "struggle to give everybody the opportunity to play".

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