Free Kick Masters China to open in Inner Mongolia
Free Kick Masters China 2019 is slated for June in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the city's deputy mayor Zhang Liping said on March 11.
A total of 12 world-class free kick experts and two goalkeepers will compete in the event, Zhang said.
The event is expected to promote the development of football in Inner Mongolia and bring the football culture on grasslands to the world, Zhang added.
Organizers also plan to invite famous international entertainers to develop the event to a global football carnival featuring sports and entertainment.
"I will meet my friends here during the event that will attract enormous attention," said Darko Matic, a famous Croatian soccer player.