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Football match held in Chongchuan


Updated: 2019-11-11


Football amateurs from China and abroad participate in a football match in Chongchuan district on Nov 10. [Photo/ntfabu.com]

A football match hosted by the sports federation and football association of Chongchuan district, Nantong, was held in the district on Nov 10. This is the ninth time the event has been held.

The event, themed around fitness, friendship and happiness, attracted nearly 700 football amateurs from around the city, as well as foreign players from more than 10 countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Iceland, Cameroon, Namibia, and Afghanistan.

The event was meant to bring together soccer enthusiasts from around the world and promote physical activity among locals.

"More and more Nantong locals are becoming interested in football and the city's football market is showing promise," said Wang Han, chairman of Chongchuan's football association.