Soccer in the streets teams up with GreenFields to bring Station Soccer to Atlanta
With a mission to empower youth in underserved communities by providing access to soccer programs, Soccer in the Streets recently brought a bold vision to life in the city of Atlanta with the launch of ‘Station Soccer” at the Five Points MARTA Station — the first soccer field to be built inside the perimeter of a major urban transit station in the world.
“One of the biggest barriers by far to kids adopting this sport in urban neighborhoods is the transportation issue. They can’t get to games or get to practice,” Executive Director Phil Hill said. “We believe by working through transit hubs like railway stations and using them as a vehicle to get the kids between practices and games we solve that issue. So, why not build a soccer field on a train station rooftop?”Read More›