Haiti

Haiti

Club History

2018 Team Haiti

By: Stevenson Smith

Do you have a home field where you practice or play regularly?
Yes, Lawncrest Recreation Center.

What made you interested in participating in the Unity Cup?
We wanted to represent our country and play with our hearts and passion, through the sport we love.

For returning teams: what was your favorite moment from last year’s tournament?
Just playing each and every game was an honor.

How did your team come together?
Tryouts.

Can you tell us a bit about the rest of your team?
We are resilient team players who love the game.

What does soccer mean to your community?
We are passionate about the sport. It represents unity.

How do you think soccer in general (and the Unity Cup in particular) promotes inclusivity?
No matter where you’re from, we can come together and participate in representation for our home. It makes everyone feel good.

What places in Philadelphia would you recommend to someone if they wanted to learn more about the culture of the country your team represents?
Mym’s Haitian Food Restaurant (6527 Rising Sun Ave, 19111)

What’s one thing you wish more people knew about your team’s country?
We are the first black republic.

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Champion

Unity Cup

Round One