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Meet the EU champions making waves at GGWCup NYC Finals 2019

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Meet the EU champions making waves at GGWCup NYC Finals 2019

Sharing the stories of the teams taking part in the Finals of the Global Goals World Cup, where each team represents a Sustainable Development Goal.

The 4th annual Global Goals World Cup (GGWCup) tournament held during the Global Goals Week will engage people around the world in action around the Sustainable Development Goals. Held on the 48th floor of the SAP Next Gen space at Hudson Yards, the tournament puts a spotlight on the actions teams have and continue to take to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). More than 4,000 women have played in the Global Goals football network, and have produced more than 22,500 actions for the Goals. 

Participating teams include those teams which qualified after winning one of the past GGWCups which took place in Copenhagen, Czech Republic and India. Amongst this group of qualifying teams is Team Hestia FC, who will through their football and social activism skills, represent not only Greece, but the 12 other European teams and coaches who participated in the GGWCup Ambassador Coach programme and the GGWCup Europe.

The European Cup was unique in many ways. It is an Erasmus+ project, planned and implemented with the financial support of the EU. It was designed to reach specific outcomes: creating innovative solutions to reach women who have had previous barriers to participating in sport, promoting physical activity through a social purpose (global goals) and working with and alongside female coach ambassadors to learn from their experiences co-creating solutions for engagement. 

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 08:24