On Monday, 19th March 2018, the Kick – Off Meeting of the project FootAPP took place in the lecture hall of Hotel Natassa in Xanthi. During the meeting, the members of the partners had the opportunity to get to know each other better and also discuss issues related to the implementation and effective management of the project.
The meeting started with the presentation of the President of the project lead partner “M.A.S. ARIS PETEINOU”, Mr. Filippos Parastatidis. He began his speech with the presentation of the project members, as well as the briefing of the partners on issues discussed at the Project Coordinators’ Meeting of the SPORT-ERASMUS + program, which was held by the Agency in Brussels on 31/1/2018. Then, he continued with his presentation for M.A.S. ARIS PETEINOS, which included basic information about the Association, the city of Xanthi, and Greece in general. Finally, he analyzed the schedule that would be followed during the first transnational meeting.
The second presentation was by Mr. Giariskanis Petros, member of the Project lead partner “M.A.S. ARIS PETEINOU” and Project Manager of the project FootApp, which included an analysis of the project’s activities and the responsibilities of each partner in it, the financial aspects, the timetable and the management procedures. At the end of the presentation, the project goals of the project, which are based on the development of grassroot sport, were also discussed.
Subsequently, clarifications for the progress of the Project “FootApp” were given by the Project Coordinator Manager, Mr. Michalis Pouspourikas, who stressed the need for effective cooperation to achieve the best results for the project.
Then the presentation of Ms. Anna Chiara Ganci on behalf of the “UNIVERSITY SPORT CENTER PALERMO” followed. The presentation included basic information about the organization as well as other actions that the University implements in the field of Sport.
Representing the partner “ARDA 1924”, the president of the football club, Alyocha Sinabov, took the floor. He spoke about the main aspects of the club ARDA 1924 and expressed his pleasure for the club’s participation in a European program. He also pledged the club’s contribution in the best possible way to the achievement of the project goals.
The meeting was completed with the intervention of the President of M.A.S. ARIS PETEINOU and his thanks for the presence of the partners in Greece, the presentation of the opportunities that will be created by the participation of small clubs in the ERASMUS + program and his wishes for a constructive transnational cooperation with the aim of strengthening grassroot sport.