5-a-Side Special Olympics Unified Football Tourney
Against the backdrop of the breath taking setting of St Peter's Oratory in Rome, Special Olympics will demonstrate the power of sport to create a Unified world. Teams from all over Italy and Europe made up of athletes with and without intellectual disabilities, will compete in the Special Olympics 5-a-side Unified Football Tourney from May 20th to May 22nd. The teams will come from Hungary, Lithuania, France, Poland as well as four teams from Italy: Team Piemante, Team Lazio, Albano Primavera and Team Sardegena. Each team is made up of nine players (5 Special Olympics athletes and 4 team mates without intellectual disabilities). The teams will also be accompanied by 24 coaches and 50 family members cheering them on.
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Contact: Stella Vernole