NYC Soccer Initiative Announcement

New York City Football Club, in conjunction with Mayor Bill De Blasio, Mayor's Fund to Advance NYC, US Soccer Foundation and adidas, announced that they have combined resources and efforts to build 50 soccer fields in underserved community neighborhoods throughout the city over the next five years. 

The announcement was made in a park on the grounds of the Mill Brook Houses in the Bronx. The housing complex has 9 buildings that house an estimated 3,000 residents. 

Check out some photos from the press event and click through the link to read more detail about the program.