By Elizabeth PfefferFor the San Mateo County TimesPosted: 03/23/2010 08:33:43 PM PDTUpdated: 03/23/2010 11:34:53 PM PDT Mike Mitchell is chasing more than 2,000 soccer balls
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1983 – Paddy O’Malley, one of the most influential people that Mike Mitchell ever knew and also a former team mate of his (Chico State Soccer & San Francisco Glens) told him just before he left for his Peace Corps service to Niger, West Africa – “Pack as many soccer balls as possible and bring them with you to Niger, you are going to one of the poorest regions in the world”, that’s how it all started.