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“Portland World Soccer started in 2010. We have over 30 countries represented . We use soccer as a welcoming tool to make them feel they belong here.”
- Som Sobedi
DID YOU KNOW?
Son Subedi, an immigrant from Bhutan, organizes Portland World Soccer, an annual soccer tournament for immigrant and refugee youth.
East Portland is home to 40 percent of the city's youth.
With a quarter of the city’s population, East Portland is the most diverse and rapidly growing section of the city.