Brazil to help Mongolia develop football
Hugueney made the remarks at a meeting with the director of Implementation and Coordination Department for Sport Policy of Culture, Sport and Tourism Ministry of Mongolia, D. Jargalsaikhan. During the meeting, the two sides discussed collaborations in sports and agreed to sign a memorandum to bring Brazil’s experiences in football development to Mongolia, reports Xinhua.
The ambassador also said Brazil holds superiority in team sports including football, basketball and volleyball while Mongolia enjoys advantages in individual sports such as boxing, judo, freestyle wrestling among others and hoped the two countries can cooperate and exchange experiences in those sporting events.
In recent years, Mongolian government had intensified its efforts to promote the popularization of youth football and since 2000 Mongolian Football Confederation had implemented many programs together with Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) to help Mongolia develop football.