|COM EUFOR at EUFOR Cup 2010 opening in Sarajevo.|
COM EUFOR thanked all the partners of the Cup, especially AF BiH without whose help this event would not have been possible and said that the most important thing was the opportunity to meet and mix with other players.
48 teams from the Sarajevo region will compete for places in the national final, taking place in November.
|EUFOR Cup 2011 in play.|
“This competition is more than just sports event, because it gives you an opportunity to meet and become friends with your peers from the entire BiH”, said COM EUFOR Major General Bernhard Bair in his letter read by Colonel Antonov to the participants at the opening of the tournament.
The main SC prizes - Travels abroad: Slovenia, Hungary, Turkey and Austria
|ECD Chief, Lt Col Svetlin Antonov, visited Sarajevo Airport to greet a group of two secondary school pupils coming back from Turkey.|
On Tuesday 10th August 2010 at 09:00 EUFOR ECD Chief, Colonel Svetlin Antonov visited Sarajevo International Airport to greet a group of two secondary school students as they were coming back from their 10 days visit to Turkey.
Five students of the High school “28th of June” East Sarajevo (RS), and three students of the Gymnasium Breza (Federation of BiH), together with their professors won the trip to Turkey on the EUFOR School Competition 2010. The group projects that these two schools have made were chosen as ones of the best on the last EUFOR School Competition 2010.
|COM EUFOR, Major General Bernhard Bair together with the Austrian Director General of Directorate General III (Assets Provision), Lieutenant General Freyo Apfalter. In the picture also the guide of the tour Mr Bajro Kolar and his son Mr Edis Kolar|
|Students from the High School “28th of June” East Sarajevo (RS), and students of the Gymnasium Breza (Federation), and their professors welcomed back to Sarajevo.|
Wednesday 11th August, Wolfburg’s Edin Dzeko, in cooperation with UNICEF, publicly endorsed the EUFOR CUP 2010. Prior to flying out from Sarajevo airport he praised EUFOR’s youth initiatives and will be returning in September to encourage children from all corners of BiH to participate.
As a result of last year’s interest EUFOR plans to hold regional qualifying days in September with the finals taking place in Sarajevo. Details of the event will be published on the web www.euforbih.org in early September. Additionally, EUFOR Liaison and Observation Teams will encourage applications from schools in their local areas. To view a report on last year’s event please visit You Tube and search for EUFOR CUP 2009.
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