What is your name and home field?
We are Phong-Mick Huynh and Andy Pham, and we play at Ramp Playground.
How did you hear about the Unity Cup?
Through CASA soccer league.
What were your initial impressions of the Unity Cup?
Wow! It is an awesome chance to play– it’s our World Cup– so we signed up right away!
Why are you passionate about soccer?
It was the only sport played growing up in Vietnam, so everyone played. Soccer balls were hard to come by, so we would make them out of whatever was available, including hay.
What is your connection to the team you are playing for?
I was born in Vietnam, though I have spent most of my life in the US.
Is there someone you identify with as the biggest influence in your community, either through soccer or in some other way?
Mr. Truc Vu, President of the Vietnamese community in Philadelphia.
Is there someone in your community you look up to?
Andy Pham, an assistant and right hand man of Mr. Truc Vu.
What do you love about living in Philadelphia?
We love the people of Philadelphia, its convenience, and its significant Vietnamese community.
Do you participate in other leagues or tournaments?
Yes, we participate in the Mexican leagues in Camden and South Philadelphia. Also, CASA in Northeast Philly.
Can you provide a tagline or quote for your community/team?
Integrity, Hard Work, Love to Help People
Where do you get your information?
SBTN and Facebook
How are you promoting your team? How are you bringing the team together?
We are hosting trials, keeping selection open and inclusive to everyone, as well as collaborating with community.