JOHN JOE NEVIN AT THE TESCO MOBILE SARI SOCCERFEST 2012

Olympic Silver medallist, John Joe Nevin, will be captaining a team of boxing All Stars at the TESCO Mobile SARI Soccerfest this Saturday 8th September at the Garda and Camogie grounds in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. The match kicks off at 2pm.

Soccerfest, now in its sixteenth year, is the largest intercultural 7-a-side soccer tournament in Europe. Working with both ethnic minority and indigenous communities, Soccerfest promotes cultural integration and social development through sport. Forty men's teams, eight women's teams and eight under-13 teams will play at Soccerfest 2012.

An All Stars match will take place at 2pm on Saturday 8th September featuring Olympic Silver medallist John Joe Nevin, boxing hero Darren O'Neill and a host of celebrated sportsmen and women. The 'All Stars' match aims to draw attention to the issues of racism and discrimination while promoting cultural integration and social inclusion through sport.

TESCO mobile managing director, Noel Burrows, said; 'TESCO mobile is delighted to support the work of Sport Against Racism Ireland. Through this initiative TESCO mobile recognise the importance of combating racism and discrimination through sport while promoting dignity and respect for all. Soccerfest 2012 promises to be a great event with something for all the family so come down and join in the fun while showing your support for eliminating racism.'

The TESCO mobile SARI Soccerfest 2012 will take place on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September, 2012 at the Garda and Camogie Sports Grounds, Phoenix Park, Dublin. Admission to the two day festival is free and there will be a wide variety of entertainment for all the family with face painting, clowns, juggling and drumming workshops, FAI soccer skills, GAA 'Have A Go' and the Soccerfest Skills Challenge highlighting the Millennium Development Goals. Join in the fun and take on the world!

TESCO mobile, sponsor of the event, offer calls to over 30 countries around the globe for just 1 cent, check out www.tescomobile.ie or find TESCO mobile Ireland on Facebook.

TESCO Mobile SARI Soccerfest 2012

 

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