Curbside Ministries Hosts Second Annual Curbside Cup Soccer Tournament

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) — For the second year in a row, Curbside Ministries hosted its Curbside Cup soccer tournament.

The tournament aims to give back to the community refugee children who may not have the opportunity to participate in soccer or other sports.

Curbside has partnered with SKY Soccer in Bowling Green to host this event. Terri Sheldon of Curbside Ministries was grateful to have the Curbside Cup back for a second year.

“It’s that much more exciting that we can do it two years in a row and we like to think we can do it for even longer,” Sheldon said. “We laughed how much better this year is than last year, but to be able to continue. The kids will only get more and more excited over the years, until we hope to do maybe two a year.

Bosco Tuyisente, who helped organize the event, was once a sidewalk kid and wanted a way to give back to the community and the kids he once was.

“They are the underrepresented kids in society,” Tuyisente said. “They don’t really get opportunities like this, they don’t really get the chance to play in clubs, some of them don’t get the chance to play in their school teams. And just to do that, for them, that’s a lot, as you can see, like, that’s the happiest some of them will ever have. And they will remember this day for a very long time. And that means a lot to me.

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