Offenders from the Kremenchug juvenile detention center compete in backyard football tournament

As part of the implementation of the Memorandum of Cooperation between the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine and the Public Organization All-Ukrainian National Backyard Football Federation on November 6 at the Kremenchug Educational Colony, the opening of the championship of backyard football among teams of minors serving their sentence in the colony was held.

The event was visited by the management of the territorial administration in the Poltava region, the leadership of Kremenchuk, local self-government bodies, representatives of state, public and religious organizations.

In September 2013, within the framework of the social initiatives of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine headed by its hairman Colonel-General Oleksandr Lisytskov and the All-Ukrainian National Federation of Backyard Football headed by its president Ilya Kiva. The goal of cooperation was the formation in adolescents of a responsible and careful attitude to their health, the realization of the vital necessity of a healthy lifestyle, the promotion of the creative potential of underage convicts, aimed at their spiritual and physical formation and self-improvement.