U.S. Olympic & Bahamas National Soccer Teams Conduct Youth Outreach

Wednesday 06th, August 2014 / 12:24 Published by

soccerOn Tuesday, August 5th, the United States Embassy in partnership with the Bahamas Football Association and Special Olympics Bahamas will coordinate a youth outreach activity at the new Thomas A. Robinson Stadium. The United States’ men’s Olympic soccer team and The Bahamas’ men’s national soccer team will teach basic soccer drills to 35 athletes from Special Olympics Bahamas.

Both the United States Embassy and the Bahamas Football Association have developed partnerships with Special Olympics Bahamas and the event will support the Embassy’s efforts to engage in sporting activities that promote social inclusion for children with intellectual disabilities.  The outreach is a prelude to an international friendly soccer match between the USA and The Bahamas that will be played at the new Thomas A. Robinson Stadium on the evening of August 6th, a first for The Bahamas.

This is a request for your media representative to provide coverage of the youth soccer clinic conducted by the U.S. men’s Olympic soccer team and The Bahamas’ men’s national soccer team on Tuesday, August 5 at 2:45 p.m. at the new Thomas A. Robinson Stadium.  U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Lisa Johnson and Bahamian officials are expected to attend the event.

United States Embassy, Nassau

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