FIFA officials visit Sanya to discuss beach football cooperation
Recently, a delegation from the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has visited Sanya to discuss issues related to the hosting of international beach football game.
The meeting held this week at Shanhaitian Hotel in Dadonhai. Xu Zhenling, the Vice Mayor of Sanya government met with delegation members and discussed a wide array of subjects relating to promotion of beach football in the city.
Xu said favored by its unique conditions, a variety of international sporting activities have been held in Sanya last year to enhance the city’s international image.
The FIFA team also toured various sports facilities and sites in Sanya, including Sanya Bay, Haitang Bay and Sanya Advanced Technology College and the newly established Sanya Serenity Marina, which serves as a key venue for holding the international sailing race.
The FIFA delegation expressed their expectations for cooperation after visiting the overall vision developed by the sports-rich city.
Beach football has been listed among the official sport events by the International Football Federation in 2005.