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Basketball game aiming to promote peace to be held in Nicosia

September 20, 2019 at 11:00am
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The Cyprus Youth Council in collaboration with PeacePlayers Cyprus will organise a basketball game promoting peace in Nicosia.

The basketball game named “Sports give peace a chance” will take place on Saturday, September 28, at the Acropolis Park in Strovolos.

The event will begin at 17:30 – 19:30 and the game is taking place in the framework of the European Sports Week 2019 and the sole purpose of the event according to the organisers is the promotion of coexistence and peace, between all youth of all communities in Cyprus.

According to the announcement, organisers want to send a strong message through basketball that sports has the power to inspire and unite by talking to people in a language everyone can understand.

Furthermore, this event will hope to break racial barriers and obstacles that create discrimination amongst people.

Those who are interested in participating in the event should register by September 27.

For information regarding the event you can check the link below:

Basketball Game: Sports Give Peace A Chance