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Special Olympics visit to to the BVB Evonik Football Academy!

As part of “European Football Week”, the BVB foundation “leuchte auf” once again invited partner organisation Special Olympics NRW e.V. to a football training session at the BVB Evonik Football Academy. The uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic meant there were doubts as to whether or not the eagerly anticipated event …

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Chennaiyin FC announce strategic partnership with the Special Olympics International Football Championship!

Chennaiyin FC has announced its association with the esteemed Special Olympics International Football Championship (SOIFC) 2019 in the capacity of strategic partner. The SOIFC 2019 is set to be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai from August 3-6 with top athletes from more than 20 countries expected to …

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AFC and Special Olympics Asia Pacific announce partnership!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Special Olympics Asia Pacific (SOAP) have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote social inclusion through football across Asia. The partnership will see the two organisations deliver football development programmes for athletes with intellectual disabilities in the Asia Pacific region. The MoU …

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Didier Drogba announced as Special Olympics’ Newest Global Ambassador!

Special Olympics International announced today that acclaimed football legend, Didier Drogba, will be named a Special Olympics Global Ambassador to support the social inclusion movement. The announcement event will take place on Saturday, May 5 at Raymond S. Kellis High School in Glendale, Arizona at 9am PST during the 2018 …

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