Creating Life Champions 2023/24

Revitalization of the educational and pedagogic role of sport (football, in this specific case) using influence that football trainers have on children and youth.


„Creating the life champions 2023/24“

conducted by partners from three different sectors

Local football clubs and football camps

By including 40 football coaches of younger categories as a direct target group

Youth organizations

Which will conduct research and expert work on the development of training modules

Faculties of Sports and Physical Education

Which will develop an educational model for working with sports coaches

UEFA Foundation For Children’s Support Is Continuing In 2024

UEFA Foundation for Children’s support is continuing in 2024

The best possible news have arrived today, on the International Children's Day, in Serbia -…

Life Champions Sum Up Their Impressions Toward 2024

Life champions sum up their impressions toward 2024

After presentation of the concept of life champions at the camps in Palić, Divčibare and…

We Continue To Expand The Life Champions Family

We continue to expand the Life Champions family

Consortium representatives Božo Marić and Siniša Ćerketa, led by the coordinator of the project "Creating…

We Are Proudly Announcing

We are proudly announcing

The extremely exhaustive and studious research on the pedagogical and educational role of football coaches,…

With Goran Pandev In Strumica

With Goran Pandev in Strumica

Dynamic partnership with the Academy Pandev as part of the concept “Creating Life Champions" has…

With The Representative Of The UEFA Foundation For Children On Zlatibor

With the representative of the UEFA Foundation for Children on Zlatibor

After a series of activities carried out on the project "Creating Life Champions", our team…

Project ambassadors

The celebrated football team members, the players who led and are leading the football teams of Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Northern Macedonia with the captain's armband, are the ambassadors of the project, which we are extremely proud of

Aleksandar Mitrovic

Best-scorer of the Serbian national
football team

Edin Dzeko

Captain of the national football team of Bosnia and Herzegovina and UNICEF ambassador

Goran Pandev

Captain of the football team of Northern Macedonia

Friends of the project

Milan Borjan

Goalkeeper and captain of FC Red Star

Sasa Zdjelar

Representative of Serbia and player of FC Partizan

Nemanja Milunovic

Representative of Serbia and player of FC Red Star

Nemanja Mitrovic

Representative of Slovenia and player of FC Maribor

Milan Rodic

Representative of Serbia and player of FC Red Star

Branko Jovicic

FC Lask Linc

Zoran Tosic

Celebrated football representative of Serbia and player of FC Tobol, Kazakhstan

Bosko Jankovic

Former football representative of Serbia and Montenegro

Milan Bisevac

Former football representative of Serbia and Montenegro

Dejan Damjanovic

FC Kitchee football player from China

Nikola Gulan

FC Radnicki Belgrade

Aleksandar Jovicic

Football player of BIH national team and Gorica

Aleksandar Trajkovski

Deputy captain of North Macedonia national team and player of Al-Fayha FC

Junior Martinsson Ngouali

Representative of Serbia and player of Sarpsborg 08

Loïs Diony

Football player of Angers SCO

Luis Ibáñez

Football player of Grafičar

Predrag Rajkovic

First goalkeeper of Serbia national team and player of Reims France

Nataša Andonova

Captain of the women's football team of Northern Macedonia

Nemanja Matić

Football player of A.S. Roma

El Fardou Ben

Football player of APOEL Nicosia

A word from the coach

Travel. Hang out. Train. Learn from your peers and coaches. Make the most of the opportunity through the project "Together for a healthier and safer community". So great support for a great team and a great idea.

Savo Milosevic

Celebrated football representative
of Serbia and Montenegro

Creating the life champions

through numbers




Partners involved


Trainers of younger categories


Children and youth involved
during educational-sport activities


Stakeholders gathered
for the Final conference

5 milion

People informed through
extensive media campaign

We continue to develop and test a new methodology of work in the field of sports, focusing on coaches as pedagogues and educators, whose role is not only to create top athletes, but above all - top people.

Aleksandra Knezevic

Program Director of Development Center for Youth
and project coordinator

The project is implemented within the ERASMUS + program of the European Union in the field of sports, the coordinator is the Development Center for Youth from Belgrade, and the consortium consists of partners from the sports, youth and education sectors from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Northern Macedonia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Turkey.