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Soccer match to raise funds for research into muscle related diseases

Last updated 6 months ago by Michael Darmanin

[gard align=”right”] On the 10th of June 2019, student soccer club Odysseus ’91 is organizing the second edition of their fundraising soccer match.

The Princess Beatrix Spierfonds
The 12-hour long soccer match is organized by the internal charity committee and this year they will raise funds for the ‘Princess Beatrix Spierfonds’. The Beatrix Spierfonds has been operating since 1956 to fight muscle diseases. They accomplish this by stimulating and financing scientific research into the possibilities of healing people with a muscular disease and improving their quality of life.

Everyone free to join
On the 10th of June, the start signal will sound at 10 AM; matches will continue until 10 p.m. Whether you play soccer or not, whether you are fanatic or a bit clumsy, anyone can register to come and play soccer for an hour! The day is all about sportsmanship and collecting as much money as possible together.

Extra exciting activities
In addition to the soccer match, there will be all sorts of activities, such as a silent disco, photo booth, bounce house, and DJ’s. In the afternoon, an auction will be held where the highest bidders will receive exciting prizes, such as soccer jerseys signed by the Dutch national team and weekend trips, and at the same time donate money to the Princess Beatrix Spierfonds.

About Odysseus ’91
Odysseus ’91 currently has over 450 members, almost all of whom are students, divided into 11 men’s and 8 women’s teams, Odysseus ‘91 is a unique football club.

Michael Darmanin
Michael Darmanin
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