Learn how to have your country represented in the 2020 Philadelphia International Unity Cup tournament! All new and returning teams must attend one of the upcoming information sessions listed below. All sessions begin at 7 p.m. Carousel House (4300 Avenue of the Republic) Tuesday, March 3 Murphy Recreation Center (300 West Shunk Street) NOTE: We 

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Daniel C. Yallah, age 19, passed away on November 15, 2019 due to complications from liver cancer. Daniel was a valued member of Team Liberia since the Unity Cup’s inception in 2016. On November 20, 2019, Mayor Jim Kenney presented Team Liberia coach Jason Waylee with a tribute letter in Daniel’s honor. The letter cited 

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YOUTH TOURNAMENT Championship Saturday kicked off with our first-ever youth tournament on the ACME field outside of Talen Energy Stadium. The tournament was a great success, and families were enthusiastic as they watched their children compete. Team Mexico ultimately came out on top and took home first place medals, complete with a high-five from the 

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#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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