“The 3rd 2014 SOLATO Ehime FC Football School” was held at the Ai Field Baishinji in Matsuyama City, Ehime Pref. on November 16, 2014 (Sunday).
The day’s football school was held for children from 1st to 4th year of elementary school with the event gathering a total of 83 participants.
The children were instructed by seven members from Ehime FC who played in a match on the preceding day, the team coach, and supporting team staff and watched the techniques of the professional players, and played together in a game during what turned out to be a fun-filled day.
The ever popular lottery was also held, there were photo opportunities with players and SOLATO-kun, and other activities 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.
November 16, 2014 (Sunday), 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Entry from 9:30 a.m.)
Ai Field Baishinji, 1386-5 Baishinji-machi, Matsuyama, Ehime 791-8082
83 people, comprising elementary school children from 1st to 4th year
Tsuyoshi Kodama, Goalkeeper, Number 1
Daiki Nishioka, Defender, Number 4
Kohei Mihara, Defender, Number 6
Keiji Yoshimura, Midfielder, Number 8
Kazuhisa Kawahara, Forward, Number 20
Makoto Rindo, Defender, Number 23
Naoya Fuji, Midfielder, 26
9:30 a.m. Entry
10:00 a.m. Welcome speech
(Kenji Sakamoto, Manager, CSR Group, Taiyo Oil Co., Ltd.)
10:05 a.m. Start of football school (warm-up and other simple exercises, instruction session, and mini-match.)
11:20 a.m. Closing ceremony
11:25 a.m. Commemorative photographs
11:30 - 11:45 a.m. Signing session with Ehime FC players