Special Olympics Ukraine (SOU) Young footballers and
Ukrainian Premier League (UPL) Great footballers
On October 27-29, within the framework of the 9th round the Ukrainian Premier League, young athletes of Special Olympics Ukraine were proud to escort professional football players of the best Ukrainian teams on the pitches of stadiums in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Oleksandriia, Mariupol. The kids and the teams’ captains wore SOU-branded t-shirts, and SOU flags was demonstrated in front of the central stand.
During the pre-match ceremony, speakers at the stadium spoke about achievements and successes of SOU footballers.
The goal of the event is to develop an inclusive environment and spread the information about Special Olympics and Special Olympics Young Athletes Program. SOU campaign showed the attention, care and value that we give to young people with and without intellectual abilities. At the same time, this our football event was a big and powerful inspiration for those who have been feeling left out of society and, also involve as many children as possible to the most popular SOU collective game – football.