[News from the News Cener] On May 7, 2018-2019 Adidas National Youth Campus Football League University Men’s Campus Group (Northeast Finals) kicked off at Yanshan University in Qinhuangdao. Zhao Junjie, Deputy Director of the Campus Football Department of the China University Sports Association, Zhao Yongsheng, YSU Vice President, Zhang Min, deputy researcher of the Department of Education, Jiang Zhongwei, Secretary of the CPC Committee of School of Physical Education, and Wang Dapeng, Dean of YSU School of Physical Education, Yan Zhongjie, Li Xiaofeng, Chen Xin, referee Zhong Jun and Ali Sports Event Officer Zhang Yi attended the opening ceremony which was hosted by Wang Dapeng.
Zhao Yongsheng gave an opening speech. He extended a warm welcome to the team leaders, coaches, athletes and referees from the Northeast area. He expressed his heartfelt thanks to the China University Sports Association for the support for YSU. As the organizer, YSU would try its best to organize this football event, and hoped that all athletes would unite and cooperate, work hard to achieve their best.
Zhao Yonghseng speaks at the ceremony.
The opening ceremony
The competition hosted by YSU consists of 16 teams in the Northeast Region, divided into four groups. The Northeast Division has always been an important base for the development of Chinese youth football training. It plays an important role in training young football talents for our country.
The competition in session
The opening match of the competition was held between YSU and the China Criminal Police College. The two sides scored 0-0 in the match. In the final penalty shootout, the China Criminal Police College won the competition 4:5. In other competitions, North China Electric Power University won the Qilu University of Technology at 1:0.Yanbian University beat Dalian Maritime University at 3:0. The last game of the first day was held between Harbin Engineering University and Zhengzhou University. In the exciting penalty shootout, Zhengzhou University finally won.
[Translated by Lv Bo]