Ukraine, Lithuania agree on cooperation and partnership between football federations
A memorandum on cooperation and partnership between the Football Federation of Ukraine and the Lithuanian Football Federation was signed during Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's visit to Vilnius on Friday, December 8, the presidential press service has reported.
The document was signed by Deputy Head of Ukraine's Presidential Administration, Vice-President of the Football Federation of Ukraine Kostiantyn Yeliseyev and President of the Lithuanian Football Federation Tomas Danilevicius.
"Cooperation between the Football Federation of Ukraine and the Lithuanian Football Federation is carried out through the implementation of nationwide, regional, local and international programs aimed at developing football and ensuring the access of all segments of the population to cultural values of sport and, in particular, football," the report says.
The sides also agreed to promote the development of mass physical culture, sports, promote healthy lifestyles, promote education and development, as well as help talented creative young people, the education of football players, coaches, and support staff.
In addition, assistance will be provided to improving the football training process, promoting and implementing state, public and business projects aimed at developing and improving football, seeking, attracting and implementing investments for football development, implementing innovative sports projects, and introducing respective modern scientific methods and technologies.