Congratulation to Second hosted of Bishop Olivier's Cup 2019 at Saint Paul Institute and St. Francois Technical High School.
- May 02, 2019
There was a great event of sports and games on Wednesday 1st May 2019 for students, Catholic youth from the different pastoral center, priests, NGOs where they came from 17 places in Phnom Penh Vicariate. The guests and people arrived at 6:30 am during mass and before the events began. The names of the 42 groups competitors were called out and lined up inside the Saint Paul Institute Campus.
There were 4 fields of competition such as football, volleyball, basketball, and pétanque with 850 participants was announced during the opening ceremony by Mr.Phon Sophal director of Saint Paul Institute. The sound of official opening and meaning of sport is good health, fraternity, forgiveness, and peace were addressed by H.E Bishop Olivier Schmitthaeusler, Apostolic Vicar of Phnom Penh, Founder and Chancellor of Saint Paul Institute. He also encourages us to take part in sports and games competitions with friendship.
On that day, the atmosphere of the school took a festive and joyful. At the same time, a great interest was observed among the players, students, and the guardians. All quests and guardians were highly pleased and enjoyed watching to all competitions with understanding each other, friendship and good coordinator from expert referees. The winner and loser were awarded prizes by the committee and Bishop Olivier. They became very happy about getting the prizes according to their result.
The sports program ended at 5:45 pm followed by solidarity dinner. Thank you very much to all committee members, especially to Bishop Oliver for 100% sponsor to this great event.