07 Jun Olympic Gold Medalist & World Champion Goaltender Hope Solo and Olympic Gold Medalist Heather Mitts
For Immediate Release
MEDIA & PHOTO CALL – SUNDAY JUNE 11th @ 12:45pm
ART MUSEUM STEPS, PHILADELPHIA
OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST & WORLD CHAMPION GOALTENDER HOPE SOLO
OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST HEATHER MITTS
Photo Call with Olympic gold medalist & world champion goaltender Hope Solo; U.S. Women’s National Team defender and Olympic gold medalist Heather Mitts
Interviews with Street Soccer USA Founder & CEO Lawrence Cann
This Media & Photo Call will immediately precede the culmination of Street Soccer USA’s 2nd Annual National Cup Philadelphia and “Rally for Sports in the Community”. Following the selection and announcement of Team USA for the Homeless World Cup by Hope Solo, Street Soccer USA will honor Muhammad Ali with its Sport for Social Change Award. Ali’s family will be present to receive the award on his behalf. Councilman Mark Squilla will assist in the presentation. The Rally will also feature players from the Philadelphia Union and 67 youth teams from low-income neighborhoods across the Philadelphia region. In addition to the on-stage ceremony, the Rally for Sports in the Community will include games, activities and giveaways, food, music and championship street soccer matches. Attendance is free and all are encouraged to attend.
Media & Photo Call Sunday June 11th @ 12:45pm
Rally for Sports in the Community Sunday June 11th @ 1-3pm
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
NOTE: Photo & Media Call will take place in the VIP Tent to the left (when facing the museum) of the SSUSA fields.
SSUSA NATIONAL CUP PHILADELPHIA SCHEDULE:
- Friday, June 9th from 9am-7pm
Social Change Cup Featuring SSUSA’s Programs for Homeless Youth and Young adults from 12 cities across the United States
- Saturday, June 10th from 9am-9pm
Free Soccer Festival, Youth and Adult Competitions
- Sunday, June 11th from 9am-4pm
All Cups Continue and Festival
- Sunday, June 11th at 12:45pm
Photo & Media Call at VIP Tents
- Sunday, June 11th at 1pm
Championship Rounds, Award Ceremony, and SSUSA National Team Announced
Presenting sponsor, UNIQLO will provide uniforms for all participants. Philadelphia’s Office of Special Events are co-sponsors and have made the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art steps available for the Street Soccer USA Cup Series.
For more information on Street Soccer USA, its Philadelphia initiative and to sign up for the Philadelphia Cup, please visit: www.streetsoccerusacup.org .
Street Soccer USA is an affiliate of national social service provider HELP USA
@StreetSoccerUSA #playformore on both Instagram & Facebook
For media and press inquiries, please contact Meredith Wolff at firstname.lastname@example.org (631) 252-4309