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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The second weekend of the group stage did not disappoint. In this week’s winners and losers post, you’ll see a trend – it is tough to deny what makes an upper echelon team and what makes a team that falls back into the pack! Winners: Teams that behave themselves As week 2 concluded, the Unity 

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There were 26 games played at four locations over the first three days of the 2018 Unity Cup tournament, presented by Goya. Some teams played as expected, some underachieved, and some broke tournament expectations. With all those games, there are bound to be some stories of who the big winners and losers of the week 

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Group J Liberia has a giant bull’s eye on them as defending champ, none bigger than the one from South Africa, as both teams are back in the same group for consecutive years. Liberia held on a year ago for a 2-1 win, which vaulted the two teams in opposite directions. South Africa will be seeking 

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Group G Group G looks like it may turn out to be the most unpredictable group of the 13 groups in this year’s tournament. Ethiopia comes off a strong showing from a year ago, where they unfortunately ran into the previous year’s champion and were eliminated. Ghana is battle-tested, as they were locked in a 

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Each year, Major League Soccer and Wells Fargo recognize individuals who are using soccer to improve the lives of others. This year, we are proud to announce that Unity Cup Director Bill Salvatore is a nominee for the Community MVP award! In 2016, Bill led the effort to turn Mayor Jim Kenney’s concept of a 

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Group D Group D features three countries that have participated in the Unity Cup all three years, plus a new team to watch. Mexico and Honduras will look to extend their previous year’s successes, while Myanmar will look to build on their performance from last year. Gambia is an unknown in the tournament, but word 

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