March 9, 2013
William Gaillard (Director of commu-nications and Public Affairs for UEFA) announced exclusively this news in December 2012 in the last scientific issue of the think tank Sport and Citizenship (see the article).
During this summer’s UEFA Women’s EURO 2013 final tournament, UEFA (partner of Sport and Citizenship) will join up with the World Heart Federation for the “Make a Healthy Heart Your Goal” campaign. The campaign encourages women and girls to lead an active lifestyle and practise sports such as football to help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden is the official patron of the campaign, which is being fronted by Swedish national team and Olympique Lyonnais player Lotta Schelin.
Karen Espelund, member of the UEFA Executive Committee and chairwoman of the UEFA Women’s Football Committee, said: “Women’s football is not just a skilful and dynamic game, but it also has a unifying […]