What is your name and home field location?
King Saah. Our home field is in Fairmount Park.
What is your connection to South Africa?
It is a beautiful country that brings people together and is welcoming to everyone. I have spent a majority of my life living and working there.
What made you interested in participating in the Unity Cup?
We wanted to prove that South Africa does more than rugby and cricket.
Why is soccer important to you personally?
It’s a beautiful game that is embedded in the South African culture. I grew up playing and watching the game. It is a way of life.
How has soccer made your life better?
It has provided me with discipline. It gave me the opportunity to become part of a bigger community. When I travel, soccer is always a constant no matter where you go.
Why do you think soccer is so popular around the world?
It’s the beautiful game. All you need is a ball and it can be played anywhere.
How do you think soccer in general (and the Unity Cup in particular) promotes inclusivity?
The name alone says it. It unifies all nations and brings them together to compete in the world’s most popular sport.
What’s one thing you wish more people knew about South Africa?
Cape Town is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. I encourage everyone I meet to go and visit. If wine is your thing, South Africa has some of the best vineyards in the world.