The Belt and Road” African Diplomats (Children) and Beijing Primary and Secondary School Teachers (Students) Football Friendship Match

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September 25, 2023


Li Xiaoyu


On September 23, a friendly football match between African diplomats' children and Beijing primary and secondary school students took place at Beijing No.8 Middle School, accompanied by a high-level discussion on China-Africa sports and education. The event, guided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and organized by various institutions, saw active participation from over 100 representatives, scholars, teachers, and students. The match, which ended in a tie and was resolved through a penalty shootout, emphasized the importance of sports as a means of cultural exchange, fostering mutual understanding and cooperation between China and Africa, with both sides engaging in cultural activities and collaborative art projects outside the event venue.



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