Listen: Oli Prior from the Uni of Kent is taking part in the Peace Ride - 23/03/2019

Mar 23, 12:01 AM

A group of cyclists have set off the from the Uni of Kent this morning to raise money so children living in slums can take part in this year's Global Peace Games.

The 20 riders are heading to the Menin Gate in Belgium for Slum Soccer - an organisation that provides education through football for youngsters in the Chennai region of India.

The journey will also involve a stop off in Folkestone as the Three Hills sports ground which is going to be named after Walter Tull - the first black professional footballer who died in the first world war.