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Free International Soccer Tournament in Philadelphia

Alex Lloyd Gross Players from El Salvador Vs India trip over themselves trying to get the ball.

By Alex Lloyd Gross

Alex Lloyd Gross Photo- Delaware Valley News.com El Salvador Vs India.

If you like soccer  you need to be in Philadelphia for the 4th Annual Philadelphia Unity Cup Tournament. This features amateur soccer players representing countries all across the globe competing right  here in Philadelphia. Games are taking place all over the city and the culmination is the championship game October 12, 2019 at Talen Energy Stadium. It’s all free.

The kick off was August 2, 2019 at Northeast High School.  Games continue there   all day Saturday and Sunday  August 3 and 4 2019. These players are playing the sport for the love of the game. Nobody is getting paid. There are no players that wish to take away from the game to draw attention to themselves or a cause. The only thing these players want to do is score points and keep points from getting scored against their team.

Officials with the United Cup said that even the championship game is free. tickets are free and will be available at the box office on the game of the game. If you go to any of the local games, bring your own food and water. There may be outside vendors . Seats are first come, first served.  You can leave at any time and come back, officials said.


Saturday, August 3
Northeast High School (1601 Cottman Ave., 19111)
12 p.m.: El Salvador vs. India
2 p.m.: South Africa vs. Iran
4 p.m.: Sudan vs. Haiti
6 p.m.: Venezuela vs. Bosnia
8 p.m.: Honduras vs. Turkey

Hunting Park (900 W. Hunting Park Ave., 19140)
9 a.m.: Ireland vs. Myanmar
11 a.m.: USA vs. Lesotho

Sunday, August 4
Northeast High School (1601 Cottman Ave., 19111)
10 a.m.: Senegal vs. Puerto Rico
12 p.m.: Guinea vs. Mali
2 p.m.: Congo vs. Peru
4 p.m.: Belize vs. Burkina Faso
6 p.m.: Togo vs. Vietnam
8 p.m.: Kenya vs. Guatemala

South Philly Supersite (2925 S. 10th St., 19148)
10 a.m.: Nigeria vs. Mexico
12 p.m.: Palestine vs. Lithuania
2 p.m.: Ivory Coast vs. Cameroon
4 p.m.: Morocco vs. Argentina
6 p.m.: Ethiopia vs. South Korea

Alex Lloyd Gross
Alex Lloyd Gross has the reputation for aggressive news coverage. With over 40 years experience including working at The News Gleaner, and had his work published in books and magazines that span the entire globe. With a strong background in emergency service related topics, he can bring forth a perspective that others cannot.
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