GreenFields Major Partner and Football Turf Supplier of Homeless World Cup

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The Homeless World Cup 2009 will be played on synthetic turf of the company GreenFields. The Homeless World Cup is an annual, international football tournament, uniting teams of people who are homeless and excluded to take a once in a lifetime opportunity to represent their country and change their lives forever. This year the football event will take place in Milan from 6-13 September.

Artificial football field in the colours of Homeless Worldcup

GreenFields is honoured to make a contribution to this year's event which will host more than 500 players from 48 nations

GreenFields will supply the football turf for the two mini-pitches in the colours of the logo of the Homeless World Cup. Underneath the black and orange coloured synthetic turf an Airlastic© shockpad will make sure that the players will enjoy excellent properties regarding shock absorption and energy restitution. This project is realized in collaboration with GreenFields' Italian sales partner "Campiverdi srl".

"GreenFields is honoured to make a contribution to this year's event which will host more than 500 players from 48 nations", Hugo de Vries, Director of GreenFields said. "GreenFields is committed to the development of football and truly believes that football can be used as a tool for positive social change. The Homeless World Cup has proven that since the first event in 2003. We are delighted to be involved with the Homeless World Cup. This event fits our vision that sport unites and re-unites people."

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