NYCFC Hosts South Bronx Street Soccer Block Party


Saturday afternoon,, New York City FC (NYCFC) hosted a street soccer block party on the mini-pitch at P.S. 49 in the South Bronx that has become known as ‘La Canchita.’

NYCFC’s block party celebrated street soccer culture and featured a meet-and-greet with NYCFC defender, Alexander Callens.

Supported by City in the Community (CITC), the charity proudly supported by NYCFC. The festival was held to bring together the community and nurture the street soccer culture that has grown organically in the South Bronx and throughout the borough.

The block party kicked-off with local South Bronx youth teams taking part in a 5v5 round-robin tournament. Followed by, New York City agencies taking part in an adult tournament composed of teams from the New York City Police Department (NYPD), La Canchita All-Stars, amongst others.

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