Special Olympics and school district partner for soccer championship
Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia program will partner with the School District of Philadelphia for an inaugural Unified Soccer Championship
On Friday, about 100 athletes will compete in an inaugural Unified Soccer Championship hosted through a partnership between Special Olympics Pennsylvania and the School District of Philadelphia, according to a news release.
The tournament will be held at Frankford Memorial Stadium, at the corner of Wakeling and Large streets, the release read.
Opening ceremonies are set to begin at 9:45 a.m.
"The championship features teams from 10 Philadelphia high schools from across the city including: Abraham Lincoln, Edward Bok, Frankford, George Washington, High School of the Future, Northeast, Samuel Fels, Thomas Edison, Boy’s Latin and University City High School," according to the release.