Mini "World Cup" Football Programme at KidZania KL!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 0 Comments A+ a-

Football fever is ON!

The biggest football event of the year is just around the corner, and KidZania Kuala Lumpur welcomes fans to a football haven for Malaysian kids! From 9 June to 8 July, KidZania SportZ 2018 initiates the joy of playing football and celebrates the world’s most popular game. Activities range from daily sessions of futsal, foosball and table-top football phenomenon Subbuteo, while highlights include special appearances from the Malaysia Blind Football Team and an exclusive workshop led by the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) Grassroots team.
 
(Front, L-R) The KidZania KL “Football Team” – (KidZania KL’s mascots) RightZKeepers Bache, Beebop, Urbano. (Back, L-R) RightZKeeper Vita, Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur and RightZKeeper Chika

Families who visit KidZania Kuala Lumpur will be able to learn more about Blind Football and try scoring goals while being blindfolded in a special session with Malaysia Blind Football Team, and join football experts from FAM Grassroots as they provide an exclusive coaching session at the establishment.
The KidZania KL “Football Team” huddles to discuss their football strategy

(Centre) KidZania KL’s RightZKeeper Urbano set to score a goal for his team, together with his teammates (L-R) RightZKeepers Vita, Bache, Beebop, and Chika 

“With the current spotlight on football, it’s the perfect time to get kids excited about playing sports and being active,” said Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur. “Sports is more than a healthy pastime, it improves coordination, builds confidence and helps develop social skills. Games can also teach kids about cooperation and teamwork; these are important aspects of growing up and we are proud to present ‘KidZania SportZ’ for the second time, giving children more opportunities to ‘Learn Life Today’.”
Other Football-themed Highlights at KidZania SportZ 2018:
·         Futsal: Practice dribbling skills in a 2V2 match, or try to score a goal while blindfolded!

·         Foosball: This intense game puts hand-eye coordination to the test. Great for all ages!

·         Subbuteo: Try the new table-top football phenomenon!

·         Football Video Game: This virtual challenge brings the game to life in a different way!

(L-R) KidZania KL’s RightZKeeper Urbano, Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur, and RightZKeeper Beebop at the “kick-off” of KidZania SportZ 2018 programme


"We are happy to provide our support to encourage greater interest in football among children through programmes like KidZania SportZ, elevating their appreciation of the game and inspiring more children to play. Every journey in Football begins at the Grassroots." said YBhg Dato' Hamidin bin Hj Mohd Amin, General-Secretary of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM).

Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur successfully blocking a ball kicked by KidZania KL’s RightZKeeper Urbano
Sunny Shalesh, Coach of Malaysia Blind Football Team added, “This is a great opportunity for us to work with children and show them what they can accomplish despite challenges like blindness. Our team is an example that adversity can be overcome and we hope to pass on this valuable lesson to the children.”

Great fun for kids as well as their parents, KidZania SportZ 2018 also features a range of other activities such as bike training, table tennis robot training, archery and even finger skateboarding!

Some of the special activities highlights that you must not missed out!
1. Special Apperance: Malaysia Blind Football Team
11.30am – 1.30pm on 9 & 10 June, 1 & 2 July and 8 July
Venue: In front of Bananana! Theatre

Learn more about Blind Football and try scoring goal while being blind folded in this special session with Malaysia’s Blind Football team!
 2. Spritzer Challenge
3 times a day every weekend
Venue : In front of Bananana! Theatre
Stand a chance to win kool prizes by Spritzer by completing a series of tasks!
3. Special Apperance: Professional Finger Skateboarders
3.00pm – 4.00pm on selected weekends
Venue: TV Studio
Meet some of the top professional finger skateboarders as they share their knowledge and skills in this kool sharing session.
Don’t miss the chance to experience football and more at KidZania SportZ 2018, from 9 June to 8 July 2018! Book tickets online and get a 20% discount off admission tickets with the promo code <SPRTZ2>.

KidZania SportZ 2018 is proudly supported by the Malaysia Blind Football Team, Football Association of Malaysia, Decathlon, Spritzer, Arrouha Archery Malaysia and The Positibo Fingerboard.

Kids may have fun at other job role station at Kidzania. My kids favourite spot will be the Fire Fighter section, fun time being a worker at the Z'Mart and many more. Fun playrole and new activities for them to have fun and learn at the same time. Let the kids imagination goes wild and stimulate their own creativity!
 
Getting excited for Fire Fighter session

Experience as customer and worker at Z'Mart. Kids get to scan the item and recognize the real supermarket item

Hands on the real camera function by taking nice pictures @ Canon
Fun time with the window washing task while earning good Kidzos

Amazing moments when my kids tell me she want to try this! 

For more information about activities and events at KidZania Kuala Lumpur, visit www.kidzania.com.my or www.facebook.com/KidZaniaKualaLumpur, or call the KidZania Careline 1300 88 KIDZ (5439) from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm, Monday to Sunday.
KidZania Kuala Lumpur is an award-winning indoor family edutainment centre that offers interactive learning and role-play experiences for kids. The first of its kind in providing edutainment fun, KidZania empowers and inspires kids to pursue their life’s dreams by providing them an avenue to explore what it’s like to live and work in a real functioning city. KidZania’s kid-sized city experience is targeted at kids aged between 4 to 14 years which allows them to choose from over 100 job related role-plays spread across 60 various city establishments. As in the real world, children perform "jobs" and are either paid for their work or pay to shop or to be entertained. KidZania is built as a replica of a real functioning child-sized city, complete with buildings, paved streets, vehicles, a functioning economy, and recognizable destinations in the form of "establishments" sponsored and branded by leading multi-national and local brands.

** Photos of ‘KidZania SportZ’ activities credit back to Kidzania website.