1000 children to take part in holding Confederations Cup 2017 matches

62 young football fans will carry out the FIFA and participating teams flags
Share 18 May

Thanks to the FIFA Youth Programme, almost 1,000 children and teenagers will play an essential in the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.

Before each match of the Tournament of Champions 62 young football fans will carry out the participating teams national flags, escort players to the field. In total there will be involved:

352 people to escort players out on the field (McDonald's program)
224 people to serve balls during matches (Coca-Cola)
192 people to endure the national flags of participating teams (Coca-Cola)
96 people to carry out the FIFA Fair Play flags (adidas)
96 people to carry out the FIFA flags
16 people to participate in the coin toss ceremony before the match (Coca-Cola)
16 people to carry out an official match ball (Kia)

Read more about FIFA Youth Programme on the official website.