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On 1-8 June 2020, the city of Lyon will host the ISF World Schools Championships Futsal Lyon 2020, welcoming young players from all over the World.
The championship will be held in 2 different categories: school girls and school boys (age category; 2002, 2003, 2004). Each team will composed of 10-12 players.
One of the key educational activities of the event will be the "Supporter du Monde" initiative which will unite 55 French schools and over 100 classes with the participating ISF delegations. The aim of the project is cultural exchange and a celebration of the values of sports.
The French School Sport Union (UNSS) held a kick-off event for the ISF World Schools Championships futsal "Supporter du Monde"programme, which took place on 4 February 2020, in Lyon, France. ISF was represented by Mr Luiz Delphino, President of the ISF Futsal Technical Commission.
The Prefect of Rhone welcomed the participants in the prestigious halls of the Prefecture. More than 200 people attended the event, including 100 students, partners, elected officials of partner institutions (Lyon Metropolis and municipalities involved), consuls of involved nations, the Academic Director of the National Education Services of Rhone, the UNSS National Director Nathalie Constantini and other.
The highlight of the event was the announcement of the countries which were assigned to the classes registered in the Supporter du Monde program.
Supporter du Monde program
29 primary schools
46 middle schools
19 high schools
9 competition sites in different municipalities and the main site, the Grand Palais des Sports de Gerland (5000 seats) in Lyon.
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