published on July 3, 2019

The Streetfootballworld Festival 19 is on!

From 29 June to 8 July, more than 300 young people from associations belonging to the international StreetFootballWorld (soccer) network will gather for an exceptional tournament in parallel with the Women's World Cup. An international soccer charity tournament

For the first time, Sport dans la Ville has the chance to host an international charity event alongside a women's sports competition such as the Soccer World Cup.

Member of the international Streetfootballworld network, Sport dans la Ville, enables young people from disadvantaged neighborhoods around the world to take part in this exceptional sporting event.

304 participants from 35 different countries make up the 48 delegations. Each of these delegations is made up of 4 players, including at least 2 girls, 2 coaches, a "Young Leader" and a head of delegation.

This year's Festival 19 focuses on gender equality with numerous workshops to share good practices, strengthen girls' leadership and promote gender equality in sport.

In order to combine sport and discovery of the host country, a programme of tourist and cultural visits is organised throughout the stay.

The special day of the 10th anniversary of L dans la ville

Created 10 years ago to specifically support young girls in their personal and professional development through sport, the L dans la Ville program celebrates its anniversary on July 6. On our Sport dans la Ville campus in Lyon and during the Streetfootballworld International Charity Tournament, 400 young girls and families are invited to participate in a unique day during which they will meet exceptional women from the world of sports, the media or business and take part in several sports workshops. The girls will be awarded prizes at the closing ceremony of the tournament.

#EqualityIsEveryonesGame #Everything's Possible #

 

(c) photographer: Sebastian Gil Miranda for streetfootballworld

Discover the Press Release of the Festival 19

Discover the Press Release of the 10th Anniversary Ceremony at L dans la Ville.


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