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UNICEF Cup goes LIVE on 20 May - Tune in and support vulnerable children in Ukraine

Tune in to witness how football is changing the lives of vulnerable children in Ukraine. To show your support for children and watch the live stream here  

UNICEF jointly with the Football Federation of Ukraine and the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Ukraine will organise the UNICEF Cup for vulnerable children to draw public’s attention to the issues of children’s rights protection in country and help rehabilitate vulnerable children through sport and football.

Over 100 kids, including orphans, children deprived of parental care, children with special needs and from institutions, refugees and HIV-affected children will compete in the tournament representing Odesa, Kyiv, Mykolaiv, Kherson, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kharkiv, Zakarpatsky and Lviv regions. 

Vice-Prime-Minister of Ukraine Kostyantyn Gryshchenko, Minister for Youth and Sports Ravil Safiullin, President of the Ukrainian Football Federation Anatoliy Konkov and UNICEF Representative in Ukraine Yukie Mokuo are invited to the event to welcome the children.

Also, famous Ukrainian footballer Oleksandr Shovkovskyi will hand out trophies and presents to the tournament winners and will also choose the “Player of the Match”. 

Join our LIVE streaming starting at 14:00 (GMT+2) on 20 May 2013 to win valuable prizes, witness real emotions and show your support to the most vulnerable children in Ukraine. The live streaming is provided by BeTV. 

The tournament is supported by the Embassy of France in Ukraine, International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Ukraine and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Media partners are “Segodnya” Daily, “2+2” TV channel and on-line portal bigmir)net.

For additional information, please contact:

Iryna Mazur
Tel.: +38 093 552 9644



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