An aerial view of the Wuguanyi Central Primary School, where students are attending a soccer camp. (LI YIBO / XINHUA)
As the summer vacation started last month, 48 primary school students from Liuba county, Shaanxi province, gathered at Wuguanyi Central Primary School for 40 days of soccer training. Under the guidance of coaches and teachers, they will sharpen their soccer skills while also doing holiday schoolwork. Since 2009, the county has taken great strides to promote soccer among young students. Li Yibo of Xinhua News Agency reports.
Wang Shuting practices at the Wuguanyi Central Primary School in Liuba county, Shaanxi province, on Aug 4. (LI YIBO / XINHUA)
Zhang Lingxi warms up during a training session. (LI YIBO / XINHUA)
A student practices his shooting skills at the soccer ground at the school. (LI YIBO / XINHUA)
Members of the soccer camp jog during a warmup session. (LI YIBO / XINHUA)
Students take a break after training. (LI YIBO / XINHUA)
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