P.S. 49 Opens New Soccer Mini-Pitch

(back, l-r) NYCFC soccer player Mehdi Ballouchy; Frank Hernandez, P.S. 49 principal; Jon Patricof, NYCFC president; NYCFC soccer player Shannon Gomez (back, r) and P.S. 49 students had a ball celebrating the soccer mini-pitch’s grand opening.
Photo courtesy of NYCFC

P.S. 49, NYC Football Club, Major League Soccer Works, U.S. Soccer Foundation, Southern New Hampshire University and Adidas unveilled a brand new soccer mini-pitch at the Mott Haven school on Wednesday, September 14. The mini pitch will offer local children a safe place to play while providing an environment encouraging unstructured soccer play to continue the game’s growth.

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