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Football for Hope Festival 2010 Report

Football for Hope Festival 2010 Report

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Published by Tun Aung Shwe

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Published by: Tun Aung Shwe on Oct 28, 2010
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Football for Hope
Football for Hope is a movement that uses the power ofthe game for positive social change. The movement is ledby FIFA and streetfootballworld, a centre of expertise andcoordinator of a global network of organisations in theeld of “Development through Football”.
Football for Hope Festal 2010
During the 2010 FIFA World Cup
in South Africa, 32teams of young people from disadvantaged communitiesacross the globe came to Johannesburg for a festivalof education, culture and football organised by FIFA,streetfootballworld, the 2010 FIFA World Cup OrganisingCommittee South Africa and the City of Johannesburg.The participating boys and girls were all members oforganisations which tackle social issues using football– from homelessness in the UK and landmines inCambodia, to HIV/AIDS education in South Africa andintegration of refugees in Australia. These are just someof the organisations that are part of the Football forHope movement.These young people were chosen because of theircommitment to building a better future in their owncommunities. During the festival they took part ina two-week programme of workshops, exchangesand cultural experiences – culminating in a footballtournament played in front of thousands of spectatorsin a specially-constructed stadium in Alexandratownship, one of South Africa’s most economicallydisadvantaged communities.The Football for Hope Festival 2010 was an ofcialevent of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
andfully integrated into the operations of the competition.The participants, coordinators, staff, volunteers, performersand spectators were all part of something unique –an event that brought the idea of development throughfootball onto the biggest sporting stage in the world.
Football is more than just a game – it has thepower to bring people together. The festivalproved that in emphatic fashion. The 2010FIFA World Cup was a platform to promote andspread the word about causes such as healthpromotion and education, which are both keyelements of the Football for Hope movement.
Joseph S. Blatter, FIFA President
Celebrating the power of football to createsocial change around the world.
Football for Hope Festal 2010
For more inormation checkwww.fa.com/ootballorhopewww.streetootballworld.org
The Football for Hope Festival is animportant development. It shows thatfootball is more than just football – itgoes beyond the game. It is an honourto host the festival in a community likeAlexandra – a place of happiness.
Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa
Celebrat the oer of Football

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