Stop by Moakley Park this weekend and take in the first ever Unity Cup. This city-wide soccer tournament is designed to celebrate cultures and nationalities of Bostonians in a safe environment that promotes sportsmanship, collaboration and acceptance! Sounds good to us!
The tournament will be comprised of 16 flag-bearing nations including: USA, Somalia, Haiti, Mexico, Angola, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nigeria, Chile, United Arab Emirates, Cape Verde, South Vietnam, Ireland, China, Brazil, and Italy who will vie for the first annual Unity Cup.
Additional activities for fans and families will feature youth soccer clinics, giveaways, a FIFA18 play station, ice cream, and more. This weekend event is free and open to the public for all who want to watch the games and participate in activities. All events will be held at Moakley Park.
Saturday, July 7 – 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 8 – 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Parade of Nations – 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cup Final – 4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Trophy Ceremony – 5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
This event takes place at Saunders Stadium at Moakley Park, 1005 Columbia Rd.
Brought to you by:
• Mayor’s Office of Sports and Entertainment
• Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement
• New England Revolution
• South End Soccer
• Valeo FC
• Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association, and Boston Scores
There is a team representing South Vietnam , which has not existed since 1975, participating in a tournament with a message for unity?