Drogba and Ismail coach mixed-gender teams at Expo 2020 PepsiCo football match

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Dubai: As a proud associate of the Males’s and Girls’s UEFA Champions League and the Official Beverage and Snack Accomplice of Expo 2020 Dubai, PepsiCo hosted an thrilling soccer match, at Expo 2020 Dubai performed by mixed-gender groups from homegrown soccer membership, Alliance, as a part of its imaginative and prescient of soccer as ‘one recreation’.
PepsiCo’s message of inclusivity in sports activities and equal alternatives for all was echoed by each soccer legend Didier Drogba and inspirational soccer coach Iqra Ismail, who gave every crew an unique once-in-a-lifetime teaching session.

In efforts to unfold the vital message of sports activities equality, the 20-minute soccer recreation was free to attend for Expo 2020 Guests.

Native skills

The love of soccer was evident as lots of of followers cheered for each groups. The sport shone a lightweight on rising native skills and challenged misconceptions round ability stage between the lads’s and ladies’s leagues.

In efforts to unfold the vital message of sports activities equality, the 20-minute mixed-gender soccer match was free to attend for Expo 2020 Guests.
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Previous to the soccer match, Drogba and Ismail toured The Plus pavilion, the place they later attended a meet and greet with the fortunate winners of the Pepsi® social media competitors.

PepsiCo additionally introduced regional soccer freestyle superstars to hype the sport crowd and excite soccer followers, and arranged an interesting Q&A session with Didier Drogba, Iqra Ismail, and Aamer Sheikh, Chief Government Officer of the Center East at PepsiCo.

Fruitful partnership

PepsiCo has been a proud associate of the UEFA Champions League since 2015 and the UEFA Girls’s Champions League since 2020.

Constructing on this longstanding and fruitful partnership, PepsiCo proudly displayed the UEFA Champions League Males’s and Girls’s trophies side-by-side on the Pepsi and Lay’s Plus Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai during the last week to encourage younger female and male athletes.

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