After the success of the previous editions, the 7th Global Youth Hockey Marathon of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) will take place during the weekend of 12 and 13 May 2007.
The aim of this event, initiated during Hockey’s International Year of the Youth in 2001, is to promote youth hockey worldwide. All FIH affiliated national associations are encouraged to take part.
The theme of this years’
National Associations have been called on to use their creativeness, showcase novel venues and demonstrate alternative formats of the game (e.g. 5-a-side) in a broad-based effort to make the sport of hockey more accessible to all.
Annually 40 to 45 countries have supported the
Ghana will organize 5-, 6- and 8-a-side hockey in car parks, open spaces in residential areas, at school sport facilities and on the beach on the shores of the
The FIH is pleased to announce that, with the support of FIH Official Supplier TK, prizes will be awarded to the top entries in this years'
Reports and pictures of this year’s Global Youth Hockey Marathon will be available on the FIH official website www.worldhockey.org. (Click here for the special Global Youth Hockey Marathon section). Furthermore, a special Global Youth Hockey Marathon feature will be shown in the ABN AMRO WorldHockey Monthly TV magazine this summer.
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