|Star Sixes Announce Official Charity Partner|
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 13:16
This week, organisers Pitch International (London), in partnership with Football Champions Tour, announced the NSPCC as its official charity partner for Star Sixes, being staged at The O2, London, on 13, 14, 15 and 16 July 2017.
The NSPCC is the leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands.
Steven Gerrard, Alessandro Del Piero, Roberto Carlos, Michael Ballack, Robert Pires, Carles Puyol, Deco and Jay-Jay Okocha will be among the star names proudly wearing their national jerseys again with the NSPCC’s logo clearly visible on the back of their shirts.
The first-ever competitive world football tournament for fully-capped former international players will see England, Brazil, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Mexico, Nigeria, Portugal, Scotland, China and Denmark battle it out for the Star Sixes trophy.
Peter Wanless, NSPCC Chief Executive, said: “We are thrilled to have been chosen by Star Sixes as its official charity partner. Star Sixes sounds like a fantastic event and I’m sure football fans won’t want to miss it.
Neil Bailey, Star Sixes Chief Executive, said: “The NSPCC is renowned for its vitally important work in protecting children from all forms of abuse.
“Star Sixes is shaping up to be a great family event and with many young fans in attendance, it feels entirely appropriate to be supporting a charity that champions the safety of every child in the UK.”