Sign language support in soccer game

September 25, 2016

On September 25, there was a match for J1 Omiya against Tosu at the NACK5 Stadium Omiya in Saitama Prefecture next Tokyo.

J1 Omiya made September 25 "The Sign Language Support Day" and performed sign language support with a slogan, "Soccer Support for normalization", aiming at that persons with disabilities and those without enjoy a sport.

 On the day, about 1,900 people participated in the event. (photo)

Sign Language Support had begun in 2006, but it resumed in  2010 again after a stop. The event held on September 25 was the 8th time. The participants in the stadium used sign language through soccer watch, becoming one group.

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