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Team USA defeats France for power soccer world championship

posted on January 1, 2008 - 2:55pm
What a magnificent tribute to the gutsiness of eight incredible athletes! On Oct. 14, after days of intense competition, Team USA emerged victorious in the Power Soccer World Cup in Tokyo. On their way to the top they beat world-class power soccer teams from Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Japan and Portugal. Their final win came in a sudden-death overtime match against France, which had never...
posted on September 1, 2007 - 9:59am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 5
When the first International Power Soccer World Cup competition takes place in Japan in October, a slate of superstar athletes, many with neuromuscular diseases, will ably represent the United States.

Wheelers kicking it up in power soccer

posted on May 1, 2005 - 9:51am
It’s a familiar routine that’s become a ritual for countless Americans: the Saturday morning soccer game. Now a group of Tampa, Fla., enthusiasts has joined the soccer faithful and formed the Tampa Thunder, a power soccer team. Power, as in power wheelchair, that is. Power soccer is a relatively new but steadily growing sport that’s opened a door for people with disabilities to the game that’...