“Giving Children the Chance to Experience Sport”
People gathered during the selection of the Vietnam football players, with the SFT providing a setting in which cultural exchange was able to take place, and the Japan Sport Council, in cooperation with the Vietnam Football Federation and SOS Children’s Villages Vietnam communicated a message on the theme of resolving poverty, a societal issue in Vietnam.
The following events were held for three friendly international matches, with the message of “giving children the chance to experience sport” promoted through each programme.
・Visitor participation type PK events were held at venue booths
・Ceremonies that promoted our message were held during halftime
・Children of SOS Villages were invited to each match
・After the matches, players and children held up message banners
Additionally, a football clinic led by the coaching staff was hosted in collaboration with the J. League team Avispa Fukuoka, the opposing team from the match held in Can Tho.
- Time Period
- October 6 to November 12, 2016
- Vietnam・Ho Chi Minh City / Hanoi City / Can-tho City
- Sport/Programme Category
- Japan Sport Council
- Recipient Organisation
- SOS Children’s Villages Vietnam
- Vietnam Football Federation（VFF）
- Number of Individual Beneficiaries
- 93,840 people