BOSTON - In the spirit of this year's FIFA World Cup, Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosted the inaugural Boston Unity Cup, a city-wide soccer tournament designed to celebrate cultures and nationalities of Bostonians in a safe environment that promotes sportsmanship, collaboration and acceptance.
Citizens from all over Boston representing sixteen different countries: the U.S., Somalia, Haiti, Mexico, Angola, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nigeria, Chile, United Arab Emirates, Cape Verde, South Vietnam, Ireland, China, Brazil and Italy vied for the first annual Boston Unity Cup at Moakley Park in South Boston through 7/6 to 7/8.
In collaboration with the North American Sports Union (北美运动联盟), and the City of Boston, the Guangzhou Liaison Office in Boston helped support and organize “Team China” for this event.
- China vs. France (4 - 0)
- China vs. Brazil (1 - 1)
- China vs. Nigeria (2 - 1)
Round of 8:
- China vs. Haiti (0 - 1)
In the end, "Team China" made it to the final 8! We couldn't be prouder of our team.