Many Pakistani students are all set to participate in Belt and Road International Students Football League being played in China.
The students from other countries including Russia, Spain, Central Asian Republics, and Africa will also show their presence.
The opening ceremony of the league which was sponsored by International Students in China was held in Yingbin, Hangzhou.
Each province’s champion will be participating in the national final on behalf of his province.
Jian Zhiyong informed that it was the first time that such an event being organized for the foreign students.
There were different kind of soccer leagues and tournaments for the Chinese students where they can play and explore their sports talent.
He said that his organization has decided to hold this event to further promote passion among foreign students for football.
He added, “We are planning to organize it every year and hope for more sponsorship and audience for the matches.”
He further said that eight champion teams were participating in the league and each team comprises of students from different nationalities.
He also told that the event would continue for four weeks and the final match is scheduled to be held on December 22.
50,000 Yuan will be offered to the final winner and the runner-up 30,000 Yuan.
Jian Zhiyong said that it was the golden opportunity for foreign students to showcase their cultures and also learn more about Chinese culture and society.
The league will also provide an opportunity for international students to understand Chinese traditional culture, understand modern China and promote Chinese and foreign games.