New Delhi- India Team Unified Cup: On Wednesday, the Indian Team has been send-off ahead of Special Olympics Unified Cup. The team was presented with the games kit and momentous during the function. The unified Football team of six athletes with the intellectual disability and 5 mainstream athletes from India is going for this golden opportunity to win. The tournament which is going to be held in Chicago. The Unified cup is slated to be held from July 17 to 20.
The participants and coaches arrived from the states of Delhi, Goa, Maharashtra, Punjab, Kerala, and Rajasthan to depart for the big event where they will represent India. Having practices during training camps that are being held since March 2018 and the team will be facing a global competition.
“The athletes representing our country from the Special Olympics Bharat team are extremely special and have undergone immense training to reach this platform,”It takes a lot of courage and endurance to do what this team does. All the best to the entire team for the game,” said Saina Nehwal.