Revolution is Inclusion: Chennai set to host Special Olympics International Football Championship on August, 2019
Countdown to Special Olympics Football kicks off in Coimbatore
After months of hard work, planning, and persistence, teams from 15+ countries around the world will meet in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai on August 3rd, 2019 for a series of matches that will not only decide the winner of the Championship Cup, but will also champion the Special Olympics’ motto of inclusion.
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For the first time in 51 years, India will host 20+ football teams from around the world for the Special Olympics International Football Championship 2019. Both men’s and women’s teams will compete for the Championship Cup at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai between August 3rd and 6th, 2019.
25-year-old Sneha Verma of Kharghar, Mumbai, was born with Down Syndrome. Her condition, however, did not prove to be her adversary. Watching other Indian athletes shine at the Asian Games fuelled her dream to make her country proud in an international tournament.