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Football

Football (Americans call it soccer) is possibly the world's most popular team sport. It's also Special Olympics' most popular sport. This page draws together football-related information for all of Special Olympics, including news, stories, calendar events and competition results.

World's Most Popular Sport

Football (Americans call it soccer) is possibly the world's most popular team sport. It's also Special Olympics' most popular sport. This page draws together football-related information for all of Special Olympics, including news, stories, calendar events and competition results.

About This Page

Played in just about every country, the sport's success is due to the fact that it can be played by boys, girls, men and women of just about any physical build and ability. Football requires little in the way of specialized equipment and is organized using simple, intuitive rules. It's so fundamental to the future of Special Olympics' growth plans that it is the focus of our Global Football initiative. Football is perfect for Special Olympics Unified Sports, in which people with and without intellectual disabilities play on the same teams. In 2010, Special Olympics held its Unity Cup in connection with the World Cup. The coming years will see more exciting global and regional football events for Special Olympics.

Football Events

  • رجب
    12
    Unified Soccer Matches
    رجب 12, 1438
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Kansas City
    Kansas
    Unified Soccer Matches

    Unified Soccer Matches will be held at JC Harman High School, 2110 Douglas Ave, Kansas City, KS. The matches will begin at 10:00am. The Kansas Unified Sports League will host it first soccer matches of the season with area high schools, middle schools and adult competing. Teams are composed of Special Olympics athletes and volunteer partners who train and compete together to enhance their skills and form friendships. They exemplify that “Together, we will achieve.”

    For more information
    More Details
    Contact: Clint Armistead
    Email: armisteadc@ksso.org
    Phone: 913-236-9290

    رجب 12, 1438
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    JC Harmon High School
    2110 Douglas Ave
    Kansas City, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
  • شعبان
    10
    Unified Soccer Tournament
    شعبان 10, 1438
    09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Bonner Springs
    Kansas
    Unified Soccer Tournament

    The Unified Soccer Tournament will be held at Bonner Springs High School, 100 McDanield St, Bonner Springs, KS. The Tournament will begin at 9:00am. The Kansas Unified Sports League will host its culminatng soccer tournament of the season. Area high schools, middle schools and adult will compete against teams of similar ability in tournament-style competition. Teams are composed of Special Olympics athletes and volunteer partners who practice and compete together to enhance their skills and form friendships. They exemplify that “Together, we will achieve.”

    For more information
    More Details
    Contact: Clint Armistead
    Email: armisteadc@ksso.org
    Phone: 913-236-9290

    شعبان 10, 1438
    09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Bonner Springs School District Campus
    100 McDaniel St
    Bonner Springs, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
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