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Report on "The 2017 SOLATO Ehime FC Football School VOL.3"

Taiyo Oil launched “The 2017 SOLATO Ehime FC Football School VOL.3” on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the Ehime FC's home stadium, the Ningineer Stadium, in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture.
This workshop was for elementary pupils from grades 1 to 4, and a total of 67 children took part.
This soccer workshop has taken place every year since 2007 and is staffed by the Ehime FC, which belongs to the J2 League and which this company is the official uniform sponsor of.
In charge of the workshop on the day were the top Ehime FC team players Awaka Shunta, Kanda Yumemi, and Koike Junki. The children taking part enjoyed an energetic soccer session on the same pitch where professional games are played.
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.

Event outline

Date and time

September 24, 2017 (Sunday), 13:30 – 15:00


Ningineer Stadium, 46 Uenomachi-otsu, Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture


67 children, from grades 1 to 4 of elementary school

Day’s schedule

13:00  Entry
13:30  Welcome speech: Shinji Nakayama, Executive Officer and General Manager, General Affairs Department, Taiyo Oil Co., Ltd.
13:35  Start of football school (warm-up and other simple exercises, instruction session, and mini-match.)
14:50  Closing ceremony
14:55  Commemorative photographs
15:00 – 15:15  Autograph-signing session with Ehime FC players