05/12/2020 - 17:26

Peace and Sport and FC Lokomotive Leipzig join forces to promote football as a tool for social development

Using Football as a tool, the two organizations will facilitate education, training and responsibility amongst youth and promote peace and dialogue. Peace and Sport and FC Lokomotive Leipzig will implement joint social actions within the supporter’s community and football academies of Lok Leipzig. The partnership was concluded with the support of Sponsor.Online.

As part of this cooperation agreement, FC Lokomotive Leipzig has included the logo of Peace and Sport on the brand-new jerseys of its youth teams. By wearing the new customized jerseys, the young players will become ambassadors of the peace-through-sport movement, contributing to raise awareness on the power of sport to enhance social cohesion and development.

Joël Bouzou, President and Founder of Peace and Sport, mentioned:

« We are very pleased to enter into a meaningful partnership with Lokomotive Leipzig Football Club. The Peace and Sport logo printed on Lokomotive Leipzig’s youth teams t-shirts underlines the commitment of the club to the peace-through-sport movement. We jointly believe that football is a universal language that has the capacity to transcend barriers. Therefore, the two organizations will work together to transmit positive values to youth so they can build a better future and leave adverse influences behind. »

Thomas Löwe, Chairman of 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig, added:

“With the partnership for Peace and Sport, our social commitment, our “blue and yellow nest warmth”, is now also recognized internationally. Our youth teams will soon be proudly wearing the Peace and Sport logo. We look forward to many exciting projects to promote sport as a tool for sustainable peace, education and social development.”

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