Football for schools program to be implementedSports
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. The ‘Public or School Football’
program will be implemented by the Mongolian Football Federation, FIFA and the
Ministry of Education and Science of Mongolia.
Within the program to be implemented until 2027, the parties will establish a memorandum of understanding and cooperate in training ‘C’ coaches of AFC in 21 aimags of Mongolia, training one physical education teacher to every school as a football teacher and coach, delivering online football lessons to teachers, and 2,100 balls to schools as well as organizing an annual football tournament.
To improve football environment at schools, the football pitches of 79th and 24th schools and Technical and Technological Institute were already renovated in accordance with international standards. In 2022, it is planned to renovate the football pitches of 52nd, 34th, 28th, 2nd and Oyun Undraa education complex schools.
On January 21, Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan expressed he would cooperate in the project.
The football for schools program is believed to reduce discrimination, increase human development and participation rather than prioritizing success, make the sport more accessible to children and ensure safety.