Share

Local: Education

UAE donates soccer field to Adams Morgan school

|
Local,DC,Education,Rachel Baye

Students at Marie Reed Elementary School in Adams Morgan soon will be able to perfect their game in the world's most popular sport.

On Tuesday, the school plans to break ground on a new year-round soccer field that is being donated by the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates and the Manchester City Football Club's City Soccer in the Community program.

The event is slated to feature officials from D.C. Public Schools, the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation, the British Embassy in the District, the Manchester City Football Club and Etihad Airways, in addition to U.S. Ambassador to the UAE Michael Corbin and UAE Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba.

rbaye@washingtonexaminer.com

View article comments Leave a comment