Football for Unity nominate Pope Francis as Patron

Holy See Vatican City, 29th February 2016

Football for Unity (FFU) attended an audience with Pope Francis on 24th February at the Vatican City to receive his blessing of their global charitable football project and nominate the Supreme
Pontiff as their Patron. FFU has been established to promote unity amongst young people around the world through the common language of football. It provides a platform for cultural exchange, promotes health and wellbeing, and nurtures aspiring young footballers.

FFU has been established to promote unity amongst young people around the world through the common language of football. It provides a platform for cultural exchange, promotes health and wellbeing, and nurtures aspiring young footballers.

The FFU projects will be set up worldwide, to provide structured games, training, facilities and health awareness education. This will be targeted to groups of young people from diverse local
communities who will benefit from improved integration through sport. Alongside this, ‘Toolkit’ sessions on nutrition, behaviour, conflict resolution and equality will engage youth and teach them to lead better lifestyles.

 

Picture: Football for Unity & Pope Francis at Vatican City

 

Who is behind Football for Unity?
The Executive Board:
Ms. Anna Prior – Founder/ trustee of The Unity of Faiths Foundation
Mr. Andreas Wöllenstein – CEO Schloz Wöllenstein
Mr. Charanjit Gill – Chairman of Southall FC
Ms. Cristina Estrella – Estrella Pedrini Law Firm
Mr. Mariano Menéndez – President of Forbes LATAM
Mr. Stefan Wöllenstein – CEO Schreiner Wöllenstein
Mr. German Robles – General Director Foundation Atletico de Madrid
Dr. Shamender Talwar – Founder/ trustee of The Unity of Faiths Foundation
Mr. Sanjeev Sharma – Managing Director of Southall FC
Mr. Marcus Faraji – CEO Pasadena Corporate
Mr. Kiyomi Cerezo – Managing Director of Digital Empire
Mr. Dil Brar – CEO Goldex Investments
More information on Football for Unity:
www.footballforunity.org | Twitter: twitter.com/f4unity
Facebook: facebook.com/f4unity | Instagram: instagram.com/footballforunity

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