Sports is a platform that brings people together and its the cause of developing better understanding among the masses and healthy a way to express themselves. The wave of competition helps us to bring betterment in ourselves individually and collectively as well. All around the world team sports give people a chance to participate in competitions, coming together irrespective of their religion, race or color.
Special Olympics Unified Sports® is an inclusive sports initiative that combines equal number of Special Olympics athletes (individuals with intellectual disabilities) and partners (individuals without intellectual disabilities) on teams for training and competition. This program focuses on the fact that everyone has the right to enjoy and equally participate in sports.
Special Olympics Pakistan’s Federal Region is also putting their part in emphasizing on this certain goal of bringing the athletes together on one platform and starting a Unified Football League at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad. The event would be starting on 1st September 2018 and would come to a climax on 3rd November 2018. The league includes 6 teams and each team will play a match every Saturday from 11 am to 1 pm. Unified Football League is simply based on one principle of playing and training together and the reason of this event is to spread a message of unity and learning at one platform regardless of disabilities. The Unified Football League is an initiative that makes us believe that everyone is differently able and each one of us should get equal opportunities of expressing ourselves.
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