7/13/2018 11:01:22 PM (GMT+3)

Learning experience for Generation Amazing ambassadors in Russia

Learning experience for Generation Amazing ambassadors in Russia

MOSCOW: The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy’s (SC) flagship CSR programme Generation Amazing participated in a range of football for development activities.

The delegation spent a week here, where they attended a match, took part in leadership workshops and participated in various sporting activities including the FIFA Foundation Festival.

One of the highlights of the trip, which involved 16 Generation Amazing youth ambassadors from Qatar, India and the Philippines, was a sport for development activity organised in collaboration with CSKA Moscow basketball team.

Representatives from Best Buddies Russia also joined in the fun at the CSKA Basketball Arena, along with sporting legends from the worlds of football and basketball.

Former France international Florent Malouda was part of the football legends’ line-up, alongside former Argentina forward Javier Saviola, ex-England striker Stan Collymore, Qatar’s Ibrahim Khalfan and Bora Milutinovic.

Basketball stars Ivan Edeshko, an Olympic champion in 1972, and long-time CSKA Moscow player Dmitry Minaev, also took part in the activities.

“It was amazing, I am so proud to be part of this programme. I like the way it uses football as a force for good – both for individuals and communities,” said Qatari ambassador Maha Al Badr.