The first-ever Special Olympics Unified Cup was presented by Toyota! This international football (soccer) tournament showcased the unifying power of sport on a global stage. Spectators were there to see 24 women’s and men’s Unified football (soccer) teams from around the world competing.
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“The Special Olympics movement is excited to showcase the talent of Special Olympics athletes and the unifying power of sport on the global stage,” said CEO Mary Davis. “We unite on the playing field to show the world that playing and competing together breaks down barriers, regardless of ability, race, religion or background. Special Olympics is grateful to Toyota for supporting our mission to promote inclusion through sport.”
Slovakia defeated Brazil, 2-1.
Ecuador defeated Uruguay, 1-0.