“The 1st 2015 SOLATO Ehime FC Football School” was held at the Ai Field Baishinji in Matsuyama City, Ehime Pref. on April 26, 2015 (Sunday).
The day’s football school was held for children from 1st to 4th year of elementary school, and their guardians, with the event gathering a total of 112 participants.
Instruction on the day was provided by the players Takumi Murakami, Ryota Watanabe, Kanta Kondo; the team coach; and supporting team staff.
The sun shone brightly down as if summer had already come as the children at the event watched the techniques of the professional players and played together in games on the Ehime FC practice pitch in what turned out to be a fun-filled day.
The ever popular lottery was also held, there were photo opportunities with SOLATO-kun, a signing session with Ehime FC players, and other activities that 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.
April 26, 2015 (Sunday), 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Entry from 11:00 a.m.)
Ai Field Baishinji, 1386-5 Baishinji-machi, Matsuyama, Ehime 791-8082
112 people in 56 groups, comprising elementary school children from 1st to 4th year and their guardians
11:30 Welcome speech(Kenji Sakamoto, Manager, CSR Group, Taiyo Oil Co., Ltd.)
11:35 Start of football school (warm-up and other simple exercises, instruction session, and mini-match.)
12:50 Closing ceremony
12:55 Commemorative photographs
13:00 – 13:15 Signing session with Ehime FC players