News
14 Dec

T-shirts, crews, jerseys, and face masks. Every piece you purchase this holiday season allows us to keep both remote and in-person activities—soccer, academics, college prep, family supports, immigration services—thriving during these difficult times, and will help us bring our core college access programming to more youth in 2021. Plus, all proceeds from sales will be matched up to $5,000! Click here to visit the shop.

News
08 Dec

Nourou Gaiya was honored in November at United for Change: South Bronx United's 2020 Virtual Benefit. Mr. Gaiya is the first ever student-athlete to complete the 11-year SBU Academy cycle: from sixth grade to college graduation. Mr. Gaiya arrived in the Bronx from Niger at age 7 and joined South Bronx United in 2009 at age 10. He graduated this year from the City College of New York with a degree in International Relations and aspires to one day combine his business acumen with his passion for international development to start his own nonprofit NGO in Africa. Mr. Gaiya is also a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Accountability (DACA) program. Watch Nourou's story!

News
03 Dec

Executive Director Andrew So was honored by US Youth Soccer as the East Region Administrator of the Year and by the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) as its 2020 Administrator of the Year. US Youth Soccer is divided into four regions and registers nearly three million youth athletes annually. With approximately 100,000 youth soccer players and more than 25,000 volunteers, the ENYYSA stretches from Montauk Point, Long Island to the Canadian border. South Bronx United has been a member of US Youth Soccer and the ENYYSA since 2009.

News
01 Dec

The Recreational Soccer Program and Global Youth League will begin the Spring Season on March 20, 2021. All fall participants will be automatically registered for the spring season. If a child will not be participating in the spring season, please let us know by email info@southbronxunited.org. New participant registrations will be accepted beginning on January 1 through the Registration Portal (Powered by LeagueApps). Space is not guaranteed. All participants and their families will be expected to adhere to important precautions in order to keep everyone safe. Masks must be worn at all times except during active play when they are suggested. A maximum of two spectators for each participant will be permitted, and they should maintain appropriate distance from other spectators. Each week, all families will be required to complete a COVID symptom check form. Additional information will be provided to all registered participants and families.

News
20 Nov

United for Change: South Bronx United's 2020 Virtual Benefit was held on November 19th, but visitors can still watch the show in full, or explore segments in the Virtual Venue. The event featured an Athletes and Activism Panel, with Vin Baker (Milwaukee Bucks), Imani Dorsey (Sky Blue FC), Justin Morrow (Toronto FC, Black Players for Change); a set with Bronx Comedian Gina Brillon; Alumni Honoree Nourou Gaiya; special appearances by the United States' 2-time World Cup winning coach, Jill Ellis, 2006 World Cup Champion and Juventus Legend, Alessandro del Piero; NYCFC's Sean Johnson & Brad Stuver, and Congressman José E. Serrano. Luis Miguel Echegaray of CBS Sports served as MC. The event raised more than $160,000 to support South Bronx United programs through this challenging year. United for Change was sponsored by New York City Regional Center, Women in Soccer, Bregal Partners, Barclays, Proskauer, Two Sigma Investments, New York City FC, The Third Rail, interFysio, and the PwC Charitable Foundation.