The Homeless World Cup Foundation is delighted to welcome Street Soccer London as the Homeless World Cup’s official partner for Team England.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the 2020 and 2021 editions have been cancelled but it is hoped that the 2022 tournament will return stronger than other as major sporting events across the world start to come back onto the sporting calendar.
Mel Young, President and Founder of the Homeless World Cup Foundation, said: “The Homeless World Cup Foundation is delighted to welcome Street Soccer London as our new partner to represent England in our Network of over 70 partners worldwide. Street Soccer London has a dedicated and professional team using football as a tool to engage with and support marginalised people to change their lives for the better.
“At the Foundation we have proved that using the power of football can change lives and though our partnerships across the world we want to include and support as many people as possible. Street Soccer London has exciting plans to expand across the whole of England and we are encouraged about the possibility of more lives being changed as a result of their work and their involvement with us. We wish them all the success for the future.”
Craig McManus, manager for Street Soccer London, highlighted the impact that the Homeless World Cup has, having played in the tournament himself:
“Street Soccer London are honoured and privileged to be confirmed as Team England partner for the Homeless World Cup. We look forward to using this opportunity to create positive change for our players, whilst being part of the inspirational movement in changing the perception of homelessness around the world.”