Ananya Kamboj and Aahana Kamboj represented India on the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship 2020 as a member of the International Expert Council and younger journalist respectively.
The Eighth Season of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship has completed. This season, the first-ever Football for Friendship eWorld Championship united younger athletes from 104 international locations. Over 1 million folks participated within the occasions of the Eighth Season.
“Uniting friends – uniting the world” is the slogan of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship. Participants of the programme are Young Players and Journalists aged 10-16. They turn out to be ambassadors of the important thing human values: friendship, equality, equity, well being, peace, devotion, victory, traditions, and honour. FIFA, UEFA, nationwide soccer associations, and the world’s main golf equipment help the programme. Roberto Carlos, World Cup winner and three occasions UEFA Champions League Winner, is the Global Ambassador of the programme.
This season, Young Participants held over 50 occasions with help of well-known athletes, representatives of soccer academies, and journalists of the world’s main media. The youngsters gained new data about soccer technique and ways discovered, new strikes, and have become hosts and correspondents throughout the occasions, talked about their ecological and social initiatives, take part in international discussions as a part of the seventy fifth anniversary of the UN.
A brand new free academic module in 10 languages was launched on the Football for Friendship Coaches Academy. To date, greater than 5,000 coaches and bodily schooling academics from totally different international locations have accomplished coaching on the Academy.
The last occasions of the season have been held on-line. Over 100 soccer academies from everywhere in the world offered their initiatives to help and practice younger athletes on the annual International Football for Friendship Forum. Projects from Bolivia, India, Nigeria, and Russia have been acknowledged as the very best.
Ananya, 16-year-old, is collaborating in Football for Friendship since 2017 and have become F4F Award professional. She was part of the jury throughout the International Football for Friendship Forum. All the initiatives have been evaluated by the International Expert Council, which included world specialists within the area of soccer schooling: Frank Ludolph, Germany, UEFA Head of Football Education Services, Head of the Expert Council of the 2020 International Football for Friendship Award; Pablo Cesar Torres, Uruguay, President of Youth Football and Scouting at Club Atlético Peñarol, Mike Puig, Spain, CEO of the Soccer Barcelona Youth Academy; and three Football for Friendship Young Ambassadors: Ananya Kamboj, India, Mohammad Yusuf Moazzam, Pakistan, and Sheqayli Ascencion, Aruba.
“The world is adjusting to a new reality that was unimaginable a few months ago. COVID-19 has altered every aspect of our lives, introducing abrupt changes to the way football clubs, associations, and communities operate. This event will help us better to understand how football and education initiatives scale and spread across communities and countries. Forum is the essence of Football for Friendship social programme and a perfect event for networking opportunities”, says Ananya Kamboj from India.
Young Participants from 104 international locations have been skilled on the Nine Values School and voted for essentially the most socially accountable soccer membership on the planet. The youngsters determined that FC Barcelona ought to be awarded the Nine Values Cup in 2020.
Another Indian teenager is Aahana Kamboj. She is just 10 however she is kind of enthusiastic about TV reporting and sports activities. She turned a Young Journalist of Football for Friendship this season and made totally different experiences for the programme.
“The Nine Values of the program emphasize the importance of teaching human values to sustain in today’s competitive world. It is necessary to have basic nine values in place that will make children responsible citizens in the future”, says Aahana Kamboj.
At the top of the season, the youngsters took half within the Football for Friendship eWorld Championship. The Granular Salamander group that untied younger gamers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Latvia, the United Arab Emirates, Russia and Turkey turned the winners of the Championship. The competitors was organized on the platform of the brand new specifically designed multiplayer soccer simulator Football for Friendship World (F4F World). Today, on World Football Day, a brand new cellular recreation has turn out to be out there for obtain to everybody.
At the top of the 2020 season, Football for Friendship obtained the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Most customers on a soccer/soccer video hangout. A 2.5-hour grasp class with stay video feeds from France, Brazil, Russia, Uruguay, Pakistan, Ireland, Cyprus, Peru, India, Guyana and Spain was organized for kids from over 100 international locations. The programme has beforehand obtained the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Most nationalities in a soccer (soccer) coaching session in historical past.