The First Ever Peace Pitch in Japan
FOOTBALL FOR ALL
(Left to right) Ventforet Kofu F.C. Kiyoshi Amemiya (Chairman), Makoto Amemiya (Nikken, President) and Satoru Sakuma (CEO)
Mr Kiyoshi Amemiya addresses the auidience and outlines the importance of Ventforet Kofu F.C’s Peace Pitch.
Mr Amemiya is the gentleman behind the first ever peace pitch in Japan. He is also the inventor of the a heavy duty vehicle that clears minefields Vietnam, Angola, Thailand, Columbia, Afghanistan and Nicoragua. He has dedicated his life to the humanitarin mission. His strong desire to provide a safer environment for people living near minefields, and his comprehensive approach to meet local needs. Sustained by a mainstream business, his company developed breakthrough technologies that drastically increased the speed and the safety of those who clear landmines, and the quality of livelihood of the residents in the affected regions.
Ventforet Kofu F.C. Peace Field Project twinning event exhibited landmines and photos of minefields from around the world. The connection between Chairman Mr Amemiya’s work and the Peace Field Project is clear. Where once there was death and horror, we all have a duty to replinish the land for communities to once again thrive, prosper and play.
‘I have seen lots of devastation in the world. The Peace Field Project is a living legacy for all members of our community to enjoy playing games on our peace pitch in safety. Ventforet Kofu F.C. look forward to extending the Peace Field Project across Japan and Asia. Mr Kiyoshi Amemiya (Chairman)
Over 500 children, families and friends, attended Ventforet Kofu F.C’s Peace Field Project Peace Pitch twinning event.
‘The Peace Field Project connects with our community’s spirit for peace education through play. We are proud to have the first peace pitch in Japan twinned with Flanders Peace Pitch. Ventforet Kofu F.C. look forward to celebrating peace on International Day of Peace. We are already discusssing ideas on how the event will look’. Mr Satoru Sakuma (CEO)
GREEN SPORTS ALLIANCE are The Green Sports Alliance, Japan focuses on grass roots projects and activities. 3 core values to visualize through the power of sports is (1) Environment designed between Nature and Society, (2) Bio (lives) connecting among Human Beings, Nature, and Society, (3) Peace.