Disabled fans enjoying UEFA Women's EURO 2013
Disabled supporters have enjoyed attending matches at UEFA Women’s EURO 2013.
UEFA Women’s EURO 2013, which is being played in Sweden, kicked off on Wednesday 10th July. The final whistle will be blown on Sunday 28th July at the Friends Arena in Solna, Stockholm.
This photo shows former player and tournament Ambassador Steffi Jones with a young disabled supporter in Gothenburg. They had met in the official Fan Zone, and Steffi promised to give the young fan the football once they had arrived at the stadium.
Fellow tournament Ambassador Patrik Andersson also shared his football with a disabled supporter he had met in the Fan Zone.
Steffi and Patrik were in the Fan Zone to promote the ‘Make A Healthy Heart Your Goal’ campaign - the official community health education programme of UEFA Women's EURO 2013. The programme encourages women and girls to lead an active lifestyle and participate in sports such as football to help reduce the risk of heart disease and strokes.
It is great to see disabled supporters enjoying the tournament!
If you have attended any matches at UEFA Women’s EURO 2013, please send us your fans comments on the CAFE website. Dedicated pages with information and photographs have been created for the seven host stadia – Solna, Gothenburg, Halmstad, Vaxjo, Kalmar, Norrkoping and Linkoping.
More information on the 'Make A Healthy Heart Your Goal' campaign can be found at the UEFA website.
Photograph reproduced courtesy of UEFA.