Gimhae City, home to 20,000 foreigners, opens the ‘Mini Foreigner World Cup’

 The mini World Cup competition, where each country’s soccer skills are competed, opened in Gimhae, Gyeongsangnam-do, where more than 20,000 foreigners live.

Gimhae City held the ‘2023 Gimhae City Mini Foreigner World Cup’ at the Citizen Sports Park soccer field and Eobang Stadium on the 17th.

Eight foreign teams, including Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, China, Cambodia, and Thailand, and nine teams, including the Gimhae City Hall soccer team, will compete for soccer skills.

After the league match on the 17th, the team that will advance to the finals to be held on the 24th will be selected.

바카라The Foreign Resident Mini World Cup project proposed by Gimhae City was selected as a project to support multicultural and foreign residents held by the National Council of Multicultural Cities earlier this year, leading to the hosting of the competition.

Gimhae City held a competition to encourage foreign residents to become attached to the city and socialize with them through soccer.

The National Council of Multicultural Cities is an organization in which local governments participate with more than 10,000 foreign residents or more than 3% of foreign residents compared to the total population.

Gimhae City will hold a mini World Cup tournament with 14 million won in support from the National Council of Multicultural Cities and 5 million won in municipal funds.

In Gimhae City, out of the total population of about 550,000, there are about 25,000 foreigners and Korean nationals.

It ranks 14th among local governments nationwide and has the largest number of foreigners among the 18 cities and counties in Gyeongnam.

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