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"Football for Hope" Held amid FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
    2008-12-04 09:37:44     Xinhua
The Football for Hope movement was launched on Wednesday as a part of the U-20 Women's World Cup being held in Chile.

The movement, led by soccer's world governing body FIFA, is aimed to create a better future through the medium of soccer.

Harold Mayne-Nicholls, President of the Soccer Federation of Chile, together with FIFA officials, attended the opening ceremony.

Mayne-Nicholls stressed the need of fulfilling soccer's social role to boost the friendship among the youth.

More than 200 youngsters aged between 15 and 21 will participate in the four-day project.
 
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