Heroes of Football (formerly Unmasking the BIG Secret)

  • The University of Vechta (research center Challenges) is one of the key partners in the project Heroes of Football, co-funded by the European Commission. This project will have its launch in the 2nd half of 2016. As soon as we have more information to share, you will find this on our website.
  • period of sponsorship: 01/2016 - 06/2017

  • essential topics

    • combatting homophobia in football
    • creating awareness of discrimination in football
    • development of a toolkit with information on this topic and possible actions for various stakeholders in football
    • development of an educational app, consisting of a virtual reality film

  • cooperation partners

    • John Blankenstein Foundation
    • European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF)
    • Pride Sports - LGBT sports development and equality
    • Königlicher Belgischer Fußballverband (KBFV)
    • Unione Italiana Sport Per tutti (UISP)
    • b. YOURSELF

  • sponsor

    • European Union Erasmus+ Programme