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Chelsea F.C. and the World Jewish Congress’ Initiative Sponsors Contest for NYC Fans

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Chelsea F.C. and the World Jewish Congress’ Initiative Sponsors Contest for NYC Fans

NEW YORK, August 29, 2019—Eat Soccer has created a uniquely Big Apple experience for soccer lovers and Chelsea Football Club supporters alike with support from Chelsea F.C. and the World Jewish Congress’ Red Card for Hate Initiative.

Billed as the “Chelsea Culture Club,” two dozen winners will be celebrated at a recreated speakeasy brunch event in honor of the Chelsea F.C. vs. Liverpool match on September 22, 2019.

Under the banner of the “Red Card for Hate Initiative,the World Jewish Congress and Chelsea Football Club have harnessed the spirit of sport in order to build bridges between people of different religious, ethnic, and national backgrounds. Eat Soccer’s proposed “Chelsea Culture Club” was selected as a winning project during the initiative’s Pitch For Hope Competition that was held last year.

To enter the ticket giveaway, fans are required to complete the contest entry form. You must be 21 or older to win.

“We are excited to bring to life our vision for a match watching experience that is inspired by the history of this city’s renowned social clubs and in honor of global effort that champions respect and inclusion surrounding the world’s favorite sport,” said Qiana Martin, Founder of Eat Soccer.

Following the inaugural Chelsea Culture Club experience in April, current contest entrants have the chance to attend the final event to celebrate the kickoff of the 2019/2020 Chelsea F.C. season.

“Both on and off the pitch, sport possesses the unique ability to bridge cultural, religious, and national divides. We are proud to support such a creative initiative that is sure to bring people together based on their shared love of sport and Chelsea Football Club,” add World Jewish Congress Chief Program Officer Sonia Gomes de Mesquita.

Starting today, fans can submit one entry to win. The deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019. Selected winners will be notified no later than Monday, September 16, 2019.

About Eat Soccer

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Eat Soccer Named U.S. Finalist in 2018 Pitch for Hope Competition

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Eat Soccer Named U.S. Finalist in 2018 Pitch for Hope Competition

New York, New York, September 27, 2018 – Eat Soccer has been selected as 1 of 5 finalists in the United States for the 2018 Pitch for Hope Competition. This contest is one of several projects within the global partnership between Chelsea Football Club and the World Jewish Congress.

Supporting the goal to combat the widespread phenomenon of anti-Semitism in sports, Eat Soccer’s proposed idea will bring New York City’s soccer community experiences that reinforce inter-faith and intercommunal interactions. The soccer lifestyle brand joins other finalists who have been selected from the United States, United Kingdom and Israel. One finalist from each region will be awarded up to $10,000 to support the implementation of their idea.

"At Eat Soccer, we believe that soccer’s dominance as the world’s favorite sport is fueled by the diverse voices, perspectives and experiences of those that play, coach and support the game." said Qiana Martin, Founder of Eat Soccer. "Our mission, in helping brands and fans express their passion for the sport, requires that we embrace this universal language as a vehicle for encouraging a greater global good. We are honored to have our project selected for the next round of consideration and look forward to our final presentation.”

The inaugural edition of this joint challenge was made possible thanks to a special contribution from club owner Roman Abramovich. To learn more about Pitch for Hope, visit https://pitchforhope.org.

Image By: Ben Sutherland (CC)

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