Soccer in Philadelphia is heating up! It’s that time of year where the groups will be selected for the citywide Unity Cup soccer tournament. Mayor Jim Kenney will join Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and Philadelphia Soccer 2026 to unveil the 2023 Unity Cup jersey, and draw teams for the 7th Annual Philadelphia International Unity Cup.
Parks & Rec’s Clif Jackson recently spoke with Coach of Team France Farahmand Kalayeh at Radnor Memorial Park. Clifton Jackson: Can you tell me a little about yourself? Farahmand Kalayeh: Yeah. I live here in Conshohocken. I actually practice here in this field every morning. Clifton Jackson: What’s this field? Farahmand Kalayeh: This is Radnor
Philadelphia International Unity Cup is a World Cup-style tournament held over several months that unites the city’s neighborhoods and celebrates its diverse immigrant communities through soccer. Founded in 2016, the Unity Cup is an annual tradition amongst Philadelphia soccer fans and the City’s diverse immigrant communities. The 2022 6th Annual Philadelphia International Unity Cup was
Group A – Liberia, Uruguay, Ireland – Liberia wins the group with a win or tie against Ireland. They also win the group with a loss and allowing 2 or fewer goals and fewer cards than Ireland or a loss and only one goal allowed. Will finish in second with a loss and allowing 3
Aligning Philadelphia’s first-of-its-kind World Cup-style soccer tournament, this year’s Unity Cup celebrates Philadelphia’s diverse communities, and continues to build momentum toward FIFA World Cup 2026™. PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia International Unity Cup (Unity Cup), presented by the City of Philadelphia in partnership with Philadelphia Soccer 2026, the City’s official FIFA World Cup 2026™ host committee,
To express interest in joining a Unity Cup team, please email PHLUnityCup@phila.gov.
On March 28, 2017, the Philadelphia International Unity Cup received an “Excellence in Recreation and Parks” award from the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society at its 70th annual conference in Hershey, PA. Tournament Director Bill Salvatore accepted the award on behalf of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.
Enjoy this clip highlighting some of the excitement we’ve seen so far in the Philadelphia International Unity Cup, presented by Goya Foods! The knockout rounds kick off this weekend, so come out to see the top 16 teams from the tournament compete for a spot in the quarterfinals. Admittance to all games is FREE– be
On June 30, 2016, a special event was held at the White House that recognized the City of Philadelphia and its launch of key programs designed to create a welcoming city for cultural diversity. Specifically, the Philadelphia International Unity Cup was one of a few Philadelphia initiatives highlighted for its innovative approach to celebrating cultural
Published on Apr 15, 2016 The Mayor has launched the first Annual Multicultural International World Cup Locally. ©2016 PHILLY SOCCER PLUS