Two girls from Thar will participate in Gothia Football World Cup taking place in Qingdao province of China from August 10 to 17, said Thar Foundation, the CSR affiliate of Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Engro Powergen Thar Limited (EPTL).
According to a press release of the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC), the company’s corporate social responsibility affiliate, Thar Foundation, sponsored the training of footballers, Jamna and Devi, who belong to Islamkot taluka and will also bear the cost of their foreign tour.
The girls are also enrolled in the Thar Foundation’s school campuses in their respective villages of Aban Jo Tarr and Jeando Dars. The Gothia Cup is the world’s largest international youth football tournament organised by professional football club BK Hacken and it is being held annually since 1975.
Gothia Cup is the world’s largest international youth football tournament organised by professional football club BK Häcken and has been held annually since 1975 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Each year, around 1700 teams from 80 nations take part and they play 4500 games on 110 fields.
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17 November, 2019