In June, all the football fans will have their heart beating for their favorite national football team participating in Euro2016 in France.
From 29th May to 05th June, few days before Euro2016, 1000 young boys and girls coming from 22 countries will get the best of themselves on the football pitches for the Euro Schools Football Championship 2016 (Euro Foot Jeunes) in the city of Lille and Lens in France.
A partnership to highlight the power of education and football at school
UNSS (French School Sport Union), the International School Sport Federation (ISF), the UEFA Foundation for Children, UEFA, and the French Football Federation decided to join forces to promote that the school environement and football can be the cornerstones to encourage peace, mutual understanding and equality gender among young people.
During 1 week, 26 teams of young boys and girls will kick the ball on the pitches in Lille Stadium, in "la Gaillette (Avion)" and in Francois Blin Stadiums in Lens supported by their friends and family but also by famous International Football Players Djibril Cisse ; Rio Mavuba and Raphael Varane Laura Georges- Ambassadors of the event.
Save the dates !
- Opening Ceremony June 1st 2016 - 20:00 in Villeneuve d'Ascq at Palacium
- Semi-finals on June 4th 2016 - starting from 9:00 am in Lille Stadium
- Conference: on June 4th 2016 - 15:00 - 17:00 in Lille Stadium : "When the sport becomes responsible"
- Finals on June 5th 2016: Starting from 10:30 am in Lille Stadium