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World top universities arrive in Wuhan for football tournament

Source: hubei.gov.cn 07/16/2018 05:07:44

(photo source: Changjiang Daily)

The 2018 World Elite University Football Tournament began on July 14 in Wuhan. Huazhong University of Science and Technology as the host team, shooting the penalty kick in the second half, won 2-1 in University of Southern California.

This football tournament was initiated by Tsinghua University in 2016. The first two sessions were held at Tsinghua University. This year’s event, for the first time, goes out of Tsinghua University and comes to Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan.

From July 13 to 22, football teams from 12 elite universities around the world will compete in Wuhan. These 12 football teams, including 9 foreign university teams and 3 Chinese university teams, consist of University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, University of Melbourne, Politecnico di Torino, Universiteit Leiden, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, University of Southern California, National University of Singapore, Seoul National University, Tsinghua University, South China University of Technology and Huazhong University of Science and Technology.(hubei.gov.cn by Zhang Yawei)