Myanmar

Myanmar

Club History

By: Pau Khai

Do you have a home field where you practice or play regularly?
No home field, but we regularly play at FDR Park or Murphy Recreation Center.

What made you interested in participating in the Unity Cup?
We get to make friends and experience high-level sporting from other countries.

What was your favorite moment from last year’s tournament?
It was all about friendship and meeting new faces from all over the world.

How did your team come together?
We encouraged and supported each other.

Can you tell us a bit about the rest of your team?
We were awarded the Fair Play award in the Unity Cup two times– that speaks a lot about how we play.

What does soccer mean to your community?
In our community, soccer means fellowship. It’s a cultural sport to us.

How do you think soccer in general (and the Unity Cup in particular) promotes inclusivity?
Soccer is a global sport. Thanks to the Unity Cup for letting us participate in order to experience other countries.

What places in Philadelphia would you recommend to someone if they wanted to learn more about the culture of the country your team represents?
Yangoon Restaurant (112 N. 9th St., 19107): you can learn about our culture and food.

What’s one thing you wish more people knew about your team’s country?
We like to show that teamwork is the most important.

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Champion

Unity Cup

Round One