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Nepalís Women Football Team

GENERATION AMAZING Promotes Gender Equality at Discover Footballís Festival in Berlin

July 30th, 2019
Christina Vassell, News from Berlin
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The team of 11 Nepali women that promotes gender equality and fair play have been chosen to attend this yearís International Womenís Football Cultural Festival in Berlin, Germany.

The Team is in Germany to take part in friendly matches from 28th July to 4th August as part of Discover Football’s festival. The team is led by former national football player Jeevan Sinkemana.

Discover Football called for the application for this festival where Generation Amazing team from Nepal was also chosen amongst 6 countries and invited there to attend this festival. Various Women Football teams from a further 20 more countries are taking part in this year’s matches.

Generation Amazing Nepal has led various thematic football tournaments such as "Girls Rise Cup" and "Gender Empowerment Cup". As a representative of its home country, the team is excited to work and play alongside other participants of the Discover Football Festival 2019.

The team’s leader, Jeevan Sinkemana is associated with Generation Amazing program which uses football as a medium to promote teamwork, collaboration and leadership among youth to effect positive change in their own communities and to teach them the importance of key life lessons like team work, gender equality, fair play and respect. The program also offers a once in a lifetime platform for underprivileged and marginalized groups.

This year’s festival is sponsored by Germany’s Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community and will be hosted by an international leading network organization based in Berlin that advocates for gender equality and women’s rights in sports, particularly football, without discrimination.

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