On 8th April, the annual HUST Football League kicked off at the Centre Playground. In the next two months, 39 football teams from 27 schools will engage in more than 150 football matches to compete for the championship.
In the first football match, the men’s football team from School of Mechanical Science and Engineering won the match 4-2.
The HUST Football League, hosted by the Committee for Physical Education and Sport of HUST, includes three divisions: Men’s A Grade, Men’s B Grade, and Women’s Grade. The Women’s Grade was first set up this year and was adopted for a five-a-side football match. Women’s football teams from 12 schools, such as School of Management, China-EU Institute for Clean and Renewable Energy, School of Public Administration, and School of Economics, signed up for the match.
Mr. Yi Yuanxiang, the Director of the Office of Student Affairs, Miss. Wang Xiaoyue, the Secretary of the Youth Committee of HUST, and Mr. Dai Zejian, the Deputy Minister of the Department of Postgraduate Administration, kicked off the first football match of the HUST Football League. Officials of the Sport Department of HUST attended the opening ceremony.