MINSK, 9 February (BelTA) - The Minsk Football House hosted the UEFA GROW regional seminar with participation of football experts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, Kazakhstan and Moldova, the Belarusian Football Federation told BelTA.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the representatives of Ukraine, as well as some invited experts participated in the seminar online. Chairman of the Belarusian Football Federation Vladimir Bazanov emphasized the importance of cooperation within the UEFA GROW project, which helps football associations to exchange experience. Attending the event was representative of the UEFA Department of National Associations Ilija Kitic and other experts of the Union of European Football Associations.
UEFA Grow is UEFA's central business development support program which works with the national associations to nurture the game throughout Europe. It offers consulting services to national associations in the most relevant areas: from creating a better image of football to increasing revenue opportunities and attracting more people to the sport.
The regional seminar in the Belarusian capital became the fifth one for representatives from Eastern European countries. Earlier such working forums took place in Moldova, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Kazakhstan.