Countdown to Special Olympics Football kicks off in Coimbatore
Revolution is Inclusion: Chennai set to host Special Olympics International Football Championship on August, 2019
In light of the city suffering a particularly severe drought, over 50 special needs children gathered together on Saturday at Y.M.C.A College of Physical Education, Nandanam, Chennai, to plant saplings.
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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.