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Football match between teams of KR and Macau dedicated to health of children

The match of the qualifying round of the Asian Football Championship-2019 between the national teams of Kyrgyzstan and Macao will be dedicated to children’s health, UNICEF in the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

According to the UN Children’s Fund, the children together with the football players will take the field to open an official match, which will be held on March 28 at 7.30 pm in Bishkek at the Stadium named after Omurzakov. «We are very proud that we can join the campaign and, through game to solve serious and pressing issues. Football is more than a game. And the children are our everything," the president of the FF of Kyrgyzstan Semetey Sultanov said.

There are more than 2 billion children in the world, 2 million of whom are small Kyrgyzstanis. Every child is born with equal rights to health, quality health services, survival and development.

«About 160,000 children are born in the Kyrgyz Republic every year. The country has made significant progress in reducing child mortality. We hope that this trend will continue to give the right to life and full development to every child," head of the UNICEF office in the Kyrgyz Republic Yukie Mokuo stressed.

In 2016, matches of the national team of Kyrgyzstan with the teams of the Philippines, Lebanon and Turkmenistan were dedicated to children with disabilities, the importance of family care for each child and the protection of the rights of the girls.