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Always in style: THIS WEEKEND! Worcester World Cup! (Cultural exchange through soccer!!)


This weekend!

AUGUST 12, 13 and 14

Foley Stadium
305 Chandler St.

We’re celebrating the 11th Worcester World Cup this year!

Let’s say that again, we’re celebrating the 11th anniversary of the best darn celebration of soccer this City has seen!

Kid Zone – Games, Moonbounce, Skill Building, Facepainting

Affordable authentic food from:

Somalia, Mexico, Iraq, Liberia, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Vietnam, China and Nigeria


Admission: FREE! – for kids! (under 18 yrs old)
Adults: $6 for Weekend Pass!

Friday, August 12:


5:30pm Honduras v Ecuador

6:45pm Jamaica v Somalia

8pm El Salvador v Albania

Saturday, August 13:

9:30am Iraq v Guatemala

10:45am Myanmar v Togo

12:00pm Youth Exhibition Game

1:15pm Nigeria v Brazil

2:30pm Liberia v Ghana

3:45pm USA v Kenya

5:00pm Men’s Quarterfinals

6:15pm Men’s Quarterfinals

Sunday, August 14:

9:00am Men’s Quarterfinals

10:15am Women’s Ecuador v Italy

11:15am Men’s Quarterfinals

12:30pm Women’s Ecuador v USA

1:30pm Men’s Semifinals

2:45pm Women’s Italy v USA

3:45pm Men’s Semifinals

5:00pm Women’s Final

6:15pm Men’s Final


The Worcester World Cup was literally started 10 years ago in the dirt behind Elm Park Community School by Cultural Exchange Through Soccer(CETS).

It was started in response to the hostile climate against immigrants in our country and the way soccer was treated in our City.

The Worcester World Cup is our challenge to Worcester and our gift to Worcester’s many amazing immigrant communities!

CETS is a youth/adult volunteer community soccer effort. We play soccer. We get involved in community projects. We promote youth development and youth leadership. We are a mixture of nationalities, ages and backgrounds.

We ask our City leaders why they’re not fixing and building soccer fields.

We started as a 6-week youth soccer clinic in 2003 and have grown into so much more!

THANK YOU for being a part of this journey and for making the WWC an amazing festival every year.