Song Ching Ling Cup China-ASEAN Youth Football Friendly Kicks off in BJ

2016-08-08 16:26:31   China Soong Ching Ling Foundation

Song Ching Ling Cup China-ASEAN Youth Football Friendly opened on July 30th at the stadium of Beijing Institute of Technology. China's vice president Li Yuanchao announced the opening.

Chinese vice president Li Yuanchao announces the opening.

In order to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of China-ASEAN dialogue relations, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF), Chinese Football Association (CFA) and China-ASEAN Center jointly held the event also as a bridge to promote the China and ASEAN ties.

Hu Qili, Chairman of CSCLF attended the opening ceremony. Representatives from organizers, diplomatic envoys of ASEAN and football players delivered speeches at the opening ceremony. More than a thousand people came to event, including diplomatic envoys of ASEAN, representatives from relevant schools and 10 football teams from both China and ASEAN countries.