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10 Days to Special Olympics International Football Championship 2019

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.

Lighting of the Special Olympics’ Flame of Hope

For the third time since the beginning of the Special Olympics, the Special Olympics Torch, the “Flame of Hope” arrives in India.

“Sunshine Special” – Seeding Confidence in Life

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.

RMZ IT Park Plays Special Footie

CHENNAI, India. – In advance of Special Olympics International Football Championship 2019, hosting partner Evoke Media held a series of fun football activities for the corporate employees of RMZ IT Park on the 20th and 21st of June.

Kovai Kicks Off 75 Day Countdown to Special Olympics International Football Championship

CHENNAI, India. – Football enthusiasts around the world are getting more excited by the minute as the Special Olympics International Football Championship (SOIFC) 2019 draws close.

Puducherry Gets On Board For SOIFC

Hon’ble Chief Minister of Puducherry, Mr. V. Narayanasamy, hands over the Special Olympics Football to Mr. Cilvin Jayakumar

Nawab hosts Special Olympics International Football Championship 2019 Networking Dinner

CHENNAI, India. – Nawabzada Mohammed Asif Ali, Dewan to the Prince of Arcot, opened the doors of the Amir Mahal (Royapettah) for a dinner celebrating the victorious performance of Indian athletes at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi held between March 14-21, 2019.

Celebrities Commend Special Athletes, Launch SOIFC T-Shirt

CHENNAI, India. – A press meet held at GRT Grand, Chennai, by the Special Olympics International Football Championship committee celebrated the recent wins of three athletes, Ankita, Gokul, and Abhishek at the Special Olympics World Games.

100 Days for Special Olympics International Football Championship

CHENNAI, India. – With only a 100 days left to go to the Special Olympics International Football Championship, special athletes from around the world are gearing up to give it their best. The SOIFC committees are also busy organizing community events to spread the word about the Championship, which is speculated to be the biggest humanitarian sports event in the world.