What a night! The amazing women from Moving the Goalposts who had traveled all the way from Kilifi enden up victorious, brining the GGWCup trophy home with them!
Next Stop: GGWCup UAE Friday January 19th 2018
From the GGWCup team we just want to say THANK YOU! to all the amazing teams, volunteers and partners who made the Global Goals World Cup happen on September 19th. Right from the super flexible owners of the Brooklyn Expo Center. who had never thought they would host a soccer tournament at their venue. To the Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN, and the New York City's Mayors office for International Affairs Who helped us put everything together and supported the creation of the SDG 5 Dream Team. UNDP who partners with us everywhere in the world together with Save the Children, who made sure that the winners from Nairobi -Moving the Goalposts could join us in New York. And our amazing production partners Packouz productions, who were invaluable in making the event run smoothly. And GAIN who served a delicious dinner for the players after the games.
We couldn't have done it without the support of UN Women, the Office of the Secretary General's Envoy on Youth, Dena Mekawi from Style and Resilience, GANNI, Muuto, Global Citizen, Shamballa Jewels, Joe and the Juice, Little sun, DJ MIcki, Ihan Haydar, and our great referees Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Victor Ochen. And the phenomenal crew of referees judges and volunteers.
There are tons of gorgeous pictures and video on their way. But for now we just wanted to highlight the winners
1. The overall Trophy winner: Moving The Goal Post
2. Action Point Winners: Sports Equality Enforcers
3. Mobilizing the Crowd winners: BIG FC
4. Creative style: Mamma's United
5. Next Generation winners: She is Worth More
6. Attitude Award: Stars & Strikers
7. Give Back winners: Global Goals NY FC
Congratulations to all the teams, and we hope to see you again next year for more Global Goals Action!
Next stop is Bangkok already on September 30th.