Officials from Tongling Foreign Affairs Office attended a municipal campus footballpromotion on December 12.
Mark Santos , a Portuguese football coach working in Tongling No.2 High School featuring football activity in China, introduced at the promotion the training mode of campus football and the training program for football coaches. All teachersparticipating in the promotion observed a football teaching class by Mr. Santos on afootball field.
Mr. Santos comes from Leiria, a sister city of Tongling in Portugal.
Supported by the “Football in Schools” program funded by the Ministry of Education, he has been teaching in Tongling No.2 High School for ten months.
Because Tongling Foreign Affairs Office, Tongling Education Bureau and Tongling No.2 High School have succeeded in obtaining the fund for the next year, Mr. Santos will start his second term of football teaching from next February.
Tongling No.2 High School has established a sister school relationship with Maria Sports School of Leiria and planned to participate in a friendly football competition for teenagers during the celebration of the founding of Leiria in 2018.