La Fundación tendrá dos escuelas sociodeportivas en Uzbekistán

The Foundation is set to open two socio-sporting schools in Uzbekistan

NEWS | 27/02/2020

The projects are carried out in line with the country’s Ministry for Education and El Golazo LLC, thanks to the collaboration of MBRGI.
In September, the first Real Madrid Foundation socio-sporting schools will open in Uzbekistan. Enrique Sánchez, executive vice-president of the Real Madrid Foundation and Santiago Solari, Real Madrid ambassador, were at the Santiago Bernabéu to meet with the Ambassador to Uzbekistan resident in Spain, Jakhongir Ganiev, and director general of El Golazo LLC, Zokirjon Kholikov, to approve the collaboration deal.

The first schools will be based within publics schools in Samarkanda and Tashkent. The projects include sporting materials for the centres training for coaches in the Foundation’s methodology of sporting values in educationThe programme will start with football discipline and will benefit around 300 boys and girls.

The programme will start with football discipline and will benefit around 300 boys and girls.

"This is a new chapter in the relationship between our countries and I'm sure this will be an excellent of development helping to strengthen interaction between future generations”, claimed the ambassador to Uzbekistán. Kholikov said of the collaboration with the Fundación: “We believe that sport in the best tool for education to motivate children and teach them values”. Solari praised the support that lets children “get a better sporting education with universal values both in school and in our centre, as between the age of 7 and 12 is when they need to be taught how to be better, it is when they are forming their personality”.

These projects have the full support and collaboration of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives for the development of socio-sporting schools.