Campbell Field Used by FIFA

Campbell Field Used by FIFA

 

F-MARC set sights from stadiums to shanty towns

It is a scorching summer's day and FIFA Chief Medical Officer, Professor Jiri Dvorak, is lying on a field doing push-ups among some 150 excited seventh grade school kids. The compact field, with its bright green artificial turf, neatly painted sidelines and gleaming white goals, is pressed up against a school building and straddled tightly on the remaining three sides by tin-shacks, abandoned cars and curious onlookers. "Respect. Participate. Share," a group of children yell from the centre of the pitch, spirits high and smiles wide. 

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