The 2018 Unity Cup tournament has kept us on the edge of our seats, and we’re ready to finish the tournament with a bang at the championship game! On Saturday, October 13, our final two teams will face off at Talen Energy Stadium. Festivities kick off at 12 p.m., with the final showdown starting at 

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Semifinals Preview

Games will be played at La Salle University’s McCarthy Stadium (1900 W. Olney Ave., 19141). This year’s semifinal matches will feature three group winners, plus one group’s second-place finisher. No Unity Cup champ has even been a group winner: in 2016, Ivory Coast finished second to Germany in their group, but went on to win 

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The PFCU Golden Boot, which goes to the player with the most goals throughout the entire Unity Cup tournament, looks like a done deal. After the quarterfinal matchups at Temple University, this race almost definitely belongs to Ivory Coast’s Seydou Ba, who has a tournament-leading 14 goals. Seydou is a unique player; he’s faster than 

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Sunday, September 16 All games will be played at the Temple University Sports Complex (1300 Master St., 19122)  This year’s quarterfinals are shaping up to be as exciting as ever! Our final 8 teams will give their all on the field in these four quarterfinal matches. Read our predictions for the games.   #18 Ukraine 

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Saturday, September 8 All games will be played at Ramp Playground (3300-40 Solly Avenue)    #10 Ivory Coast vs. #7 Sierra Leone at 1 p.m. These two teams are no strangers! Not only are they connected through their ties in Southwest Philly, but also through past history in the Unity Cup. In 2016, Ivory Coast 

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The knockout rounds are up next! Check out the bracket below and start your research for this year’s “Bracket Challenge.” Want to learn more about the top 16 teams before making your guesses? Our Results and Teams pages are good places to start. Finished your research? Join our Bracket Challenge! Predict which teams will win 

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Who’s ready for a block party? On Sunday, September 16 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., the City of Philadelphia will host the 2nd Annual Philadelphia International Unity Cup Block Party, presented by Heineken. We’re closing down Master Street between 13th and Broad Sts. for an afternoon of celebrating Philly’s diversity. Part of Welcoming Week, 

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#1 Brazil How they got to be #1: 5-0 win over Venezuela, 5-0 win over France, 5-0 win over Cameroon Head coach: Alex Selma Assistant coaches: Adenilson Dos Santos, Vanderlei Jornal One word to describe Brazil: Prepared No coach or player has seen more Unity Cup matches this year than Coach Alex. He has every 

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All games will be played at Ramp Playground (3300-40 Solly Avenue).   Saturday, August 25 #14 Ireland vs. #20 England 12pm Both teams qualified for the play-in round after losing their third group stage match. During the final weekend of the group stage, Ireland fell short to El Salvador in Group K while England dropped 

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Winners: The top 6 teams (Brazil, Serbia, Ghana, El Salvador, Liberia, Honduras) Each of the top six-seeded teams will not only get to avoid the dreaded play-in round, but they benefit from a few weeks off and a refresh on any cards they accumulated over the group stage. Each team finished at the top of 

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