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BIT and Brazilian team hold International Friendly Soccer Match

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Translator: News Agency of BIT  Zhou Xinyue

Editor: News Center of BIT  Zhao Lin


    On October 18, 2016, in order to promote the development of campus football and enhance education and cultural exchange between China and Brazil, a friendly match was held between the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) soccer team and the Brazilian Palmeiras youth soccer team in the Zhongguancun campus stadium. The game went on well with the support of the Office of Chinese Language Council International.



    Yang Bin, Executive Vice-President of BIT, Wang Bencong, President Assistant of BIT, Tang Shuiyuan, Director of the Center of International Communication and Cooperation, Dong Zhaobo, Director of the Department of Sports and Ren Shifang, Deputy Director of Section of North America in the Office of Chinese Language Council International, were at present and enjoyed watching the game.



    At the beginning of the game, the two sides were soon on the fierce duel and were evenly matched. The game lasted more than an hour and when it was finally over, both teams shook hands to honor this great game and for the sake of friendship. Chinese and Brazilian players perfectly interpret the charm of soccer with their superb footwork and ingenious skill of breaking through. Football etiquette and spirit of young players was shown. The audience also was presented a wonderful sports performance.



Introduction of Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras

    Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras was founded in 1914. It was originally known as Palestra Italia and was renamed Palmeiras in 1942. The club is the largest, most famous green club in the world which happens to be the green club with the most wins. It has won the most national honors in Brazil-- 8 Baja League championships, 3 Brazil Cup championships and 1 Brazil Champions League. It is the only club that once represented the country in Brazil. The number of fans of Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras is more than 16 million, ranking third in the Brazilian clubs and top ten worldwide.


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