Football for Friendship eWorld Championship to take place in May

The Football for Friendship eWorld Championship (eF4F) will be taking place for the second time at the end of May. This time round, more than 200 countries will be represented. Football for Friendship eWorld Championship is being held for the second time in F4F World multiuser simulator. The important events in Gazprom's International Children's Social Program Football for Friendship (F4F) will be taking place in a digital format this year too because of the pandemic. 

Football for Friendship eWorld Championship to take place in May

Each team consists of six players. A game runs for 2 halves of 3.5 minutes. Since 19th April, football academies all over the world have been invited to nominate girls and boys aged 12 to 14 as players. The Football for Friendship eWorld Championship (eF4F) will take place from 27th to 29th May. The winners of the eWorld Championship in 2020 were the team Granular salamander, whose players came from Bosnia Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Latvia, the United Arab Emirates, Russia and Turkey. In the course of the final events in the 8th season of Football for Friendship, a new Guiness World Record title was set for the most participants in a football video hangout.

Since December 2020, F4F World has been available to anyone interested, outside of the eF4F tournament as well, free of charge in 27 different languages. The emphasis is on the nine values of F4F: friendship, equality, fairness, health, peace, devotion, victory, traditions and honor. The F4F World game is available on MS Windows, Apple MacOS and iOS and was developed by the company DataArt. F4F has been in existence since 2013. It is organized by Gazprom and supported by UEFA, FIFA and the UN. In the past eight seasons, approximately 15,000 children and young people from 211 countries and regions have taken part in the program. In 2020, Football for Friendship took place in an online format on a platform that was specially developed for this purpose.