Young footballers of Special Olympics Ukraine (SOU) escorted on the pitches the players Ukrainian Premier League (UPL) 7.10.2018
Young footballers of Special Olympics Ukraine (SOU) escorted on the pitches the players Ukrainian Premier League (UPL) teams
On October 6-7, within the framework of the 11th round the Ukrainian Premier League, young Unified players 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, Poltava, 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. Our event supported by Coca-Cola Foundation and McDonald’s Ukraine. 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.. As an organization, we want to do all we can to develop and empower our athletes