Grassroots Day was organized May 19th at the stadium Drukarza in Warsaw. The main aim of the event was to promote the idea of universal, inclusive sport for everyone. During the beautiful, sunny day, everyone had a chance to participate in amateur football competitions. A lot of people attended the event, the stadium was full of people and the fun lasted until the late evening.

The event included activities for everybody. Fun Football Academy prepared special football classess for the youngest participants. Tomek Iwan presented his abilities on special pitch for beach football. Among the invited guests appeared not only representatives of the football world, but also musicians. Polish famous Afromental group conducted tests of football efficiency.

On stage there was a short presentation from Zuzanna Ziajko, CAFE representative in Poland. Participants of the picnic had a chance to hear about CAFE and our aims. Zuzanna spoke about the importance of stadia accessibility for disabled supporters and how such accessibility can be provided.

The final football match was between Representation of Journalists and Representation of Polish Football Association.

A version of this article is also available in Polish.

Published 20/05/2013