CHINAUS AFRICAASIA 中文双语Français
Home / Soccer

AC Milan join hands with CNGEF to promote football among children

Xinhua | Updated: 2018-06-13 23:06
Yao Bo coaches girls' football team players in Tancheng No 1 High School, Linyi, East China's Shandong province, June 12, 2014. [Photo/VCG]

SANYA - A partnership between AC Milan and China Next Generation Education Foundation (CNGEF) was launched on Wednesday in Sanya, China's Hainan province to help improve the level of China's youth football.

As an important part of CNGEF's "Children's Football Development Plan," the one-year project "Children's Football Development Plan - AC Milan campus soccer" will start in June in 39 schools located in Beijing, Changchun, Sanya, Guangzhou, Dongguan and other cities across China.

According to Zhang Lu, a well-known football commentator in the country, the Children's Football Development Plan aims to promote football in schools rather than fostering future professional playing talents. As such, it will focus on the all-round development of children.

"AC Milan is not only a football club, but also a symbol of the footballing spirit," said Li Yonghong, President of AC Milan Football Club. "We hope that AC Milan will become a bridge. Chinese football and the club need each other," Li added.

BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US