#1 Liberia vs. #10 USA After an exciting semifinal round, we have our last two remaining teams. In the first semifinal game, we saw USA prevail over this year’s Cinderella story, Burkina Faso, 3-1. USA got on the board early after Burkina Faso scored in their own goal. With that, USA added to their lead, 

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If you’ve been wanting to see your favorite players and teams return to the tournament for one final game this season, you are in luck! New for 2019, the Unity Cup will be holding its first-ever Unity Cup all-star game! While there won’t be a third place game this year, the all-star game is sure 

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Semifinals Preview

Games will be played at La Salle University’s McCarthy Stadium (1900 W. Olney Ave., 19141) on Sunday, September 29. #6 Burkina Faso vs. #10 USA (5:30pm) Burkina Faso is not done writing their Cinderella story. After upsetting the third seed Brazil, who only gave up one goal all tournament prior to their match-up, Burkina Faso 

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The final match up is upon us. After weeks of spirited competition, it will all come down to this— the title of 2019 Philadelphia International Unity Cup Champions. This year’s competition has come a long way since the tournament’s conception in 2016. With five brand new countries rounding out the 52-team roster, the competitiveness reached 

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Round of 16 Previews

#1 Liberia vs. #16 Turkey It’s no surprise that the back-to-back champions are the number one seed again. Liberia hasn’t allowed a goal all tournament. Could this be the game that they finally do? Turkey has shown great composure over the first month of the tournament and could give the defending champs an early test 

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Golden Boot Update

Heading into the Round of 16, we have nine players within three goals of the lead for the Golden Boot award. Thales Silva (Brazil) and Vasili Laurankou (Ukraine) are leading the way with nine goals apiece. Meanwhile, Matt Poole (Ireland), Kevin Curran (USA), and Glenn Leitch (USA) are close behind with 8. Brazil: Thales Silva, 

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The knockout rounds are here, and our bracket is ready! The final rounds of the Unity Cup are about as unpredictable as they can get, which makes guessing the outcomes so much fun. By participating in our bracket challenge, you can weigh in with your predictions! Learn about the top 16 teams on our Results 

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#20 Turkey vs. #13 Gambia In this match-up, we have a battle between two teams with a 2-2 record. Gambia was able to win their group after upsetting Colombia, while Turkey edged out Guatemala on the last weekend to sneak in. Both teams have quality wins on their schedules, which leaves us to believe this 

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For the first time in the brief four-year history of the Unity Cup, team bye weeks (off weeks) have been in play as part of the tournament. While this enables teams to rest injured players and enjoy vacation, it also totally changes the dynamic for the final weekend of group matches. Let’s take a look 

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Winners: Newcomers to the Tournament Burkina Faso and Palestine are both 2-0 and are moving onto the knock-out rounds. Burkina Faso has a greater opportunity to be a top-6 seed, with a bye into the round of 16 if they can knock off Italy. Palestine will definitely be in the knock-out round, but their path 

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