On November 28, 2019, the ceremonial opening of two football fields reconstructed by “Zaporizhstal” Steel Works took place at the training base of “Metallurg” Youth Sports School. Thus, due to the financing of the Steel Works, four of five football fields of Metallurg” Youth Sports School have been renovated.
General Director of “Zaporizhstal” Aleksander Mironenko and Zaporizhzhia Mayor Vladimir Buryak attended the event. “The value of our investments in the development of Zaporizhzhia football school is in children who are keen on sports and live their dreams, grow in the atmosphere of healthy competition, the will to win and team play,” said Aleksander Mironenko, General Director of “Zaporizhstal”.
Social investments of “Zaporizhstal” in the comprehensive reconstruction of two small football fields amounted to UAH 650 000. Let us recall, that the Steel Works has been providing financial support to “Metallurg” Youth Sports School since 2016. In total, during this period “Zaporizhstal” allocated about UAH 32.2 million to support Youth Sports School.
Today “Metallurg” Youth Sports School is a modern sports school with a consistently high level of training of football players. Over the past three years, its training base has been significantly updated – four football fields have been reconstructed, mobile locker rooms have been installed, players are fully provided with equipment and inventory.
In addition, Zaporizhzhia enterprises of Metinvest – “Zaporizhstal”, “Zaporozhogneupor” and Zaporizhzhia Foundry and Mechanical Plant together with FC “Shakhtar” – implemented “Come on, play!” Project in Zaporizhzhia. Certified coaches conduct free trainings for children on modern football fields in the city.