"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play…it is war minus the shooting."
2011 visitStuart was in Ukraine for a week in late September (2011. He spoke at a church service. a football conference, a seminar on sports ministry as well as a host of one-to-ones. The programme was put together by Zhenya Dontsov of Standard, a partner of Verite Sport.
Stuart visited Stefan to see a church football project. After football practice Stuart spoke to the boys. Stuart also met Sergei, the leader of the ministry to Euro 2012.
Finally there was a visit to the Football Federation of Ukraine where Stuart and Zhenya were received by Olekandr Bandurko, First vice-president.
Giving Zhenya some kit donated by Drayton Boys
With Oleksandr Bandurko
With FCA staff
Seminar on sports ministry
The pastor (and football coach) addresses the boys