The "2013 SOLATO Ehime FC Football School, Vol.1" was held at Ninjinia Stadium in Matsuyama City, Ehime Pref. on April 29, 2013 (Monday, a national holiday).
he day's football school was held for children up to the 4th year of elementary school, and their guardians, with the event gathering a total of 102 participants.
Members from Ehime FC, including Shogo Onishi and Naoya Fuji, the team coach, and supporting team staff were present on the day. Children and guardians at the event watched and learned the techniques of professional players and played together in games on the Ehime FC home stadium pitch in what turned out to be a fun-filled day. The ever popular lottery was also held, with prizes including Ehime FC merchandise, and an autograph-signing session of the said players added further excitement to the event.
Taiyo Oil will continue to hold similar sports schools in order to help foster children's interest in sports and development of a sound mind in a healthy body.