It is hard to believe that we kicked off this 96-game, 48-team journey way back on the weekend of September 8. That night, we saw a kick-off double-header, and we swore that we would see the two teams in the late game go deep into the tournament — but that is why they play the 

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This weekend, the 2017 Unity Cup comes to a close: who will be this year’s champions? Join us on Saturday, November 11 at Lincoln Financial Field to find out! Check out the full schedule of Championship Day events, and read on for the final game previews.   3rd Place Game Preview Jamaica vs. Puerto Rico 

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Semifinals Previews

There will be no repeat champion in 2017! Sierra Leone made sure of that in dramatic fashion as they scored on the final penalty kick to knock off defending champ Ivory Coast. Liberia, last year’s runner-up, is looking for a repeat trip to the championship after they defeated Germany. Even though they finished with the 

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Save the date for the finale of the Philadelphia International Unity Cup, presented by Goya Foods! On Saturday, November 11 at Lincoln Financial Field, Teams Liberia and Sierra Leone will compete for the championship title. Both teams are tough competitors: last year, Liberia was the runner-up for the Cup, and this year, Sierra Leone was first 

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As the Unity Cup approaches the weekend of the quarterfinals, three of the four games will feature rematches from a year ago. Jamaica defeated Italy a year ago to win their group, Ivory Coast defeated Sierra Leone in the same match a year ago, and Liberia punched their ticket to the championship a year ago 

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Round of 16 Previews

Get a sneak peek at upcoming match-ups with our weekly previews! We’re sharing behind-the-scenes insights for each game this weekend, October 14 and 15, at McCarthy Stadium at La Salle University (1900 W Olney Ave) and Penn Park at University of Pennsylvania (3000 Walnut St).   MCCARTHY STADIUM AT LA SALLE UNIVERSITY  #1 Sierra Leone 

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As we enter the final rounds of this year’s Unity Cup, we want to know: which team do you think will win this year’s championship? Let us know your predictions by filling out our bracket! To participate in the Unity Cup Bracket Challenge, download the PDF linked here, fill out your bracket, and share it 

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Play-In Previews

Get a sneak peek at upcoming match-ups with our weekly previews! We’re sharing behind-the-scenes insights for each game this weekend, October 7 and 8, at Ramp Playground (3300-40 Solly Ave, 19136).   SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 #17 Colombia vs. #16 Argentina – 4pm Both these teams come off a very difficult outing in their final group 

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Unity Youth League

Just as the Philadelphia International Unity Cup promotes diversity through the sport of soccer, the Unity Youth League, a program developed from the US Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success, introduces kids to the sport while promoting diversity! A partnership of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the Office of Immigrant Affairs, and the Unity Cup, this free 

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Week 3 Previews

Get a sneak peek at upcoming match-ups with our weekly previews! We’re sharing behind-the-scenes insights for each game this weekend, September 23-24, at: Ramp Playground (3300-40 Solly Ave) South Philly Supersite (11th & Bigler St) Gratz Supersite (Germantown & Hunting Park Ave) 48th & Spruce Germantown Supersite (Sedgwick & Lowber St)   RAMP PLAYGROUND   

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