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My name is Kyung Chul Yoon and I am the president of Tongil Korean Soccer Team. This is my invitation to everyone who are interested in soccer or any other sports.
The purpose of our team is to grow Korean Cultural Awareness in Greater Philadelphia Area. We also would like Korean Organizations in different school to bond together with sports. We practices and offer friendly matches as well as hosting tournaments.


Here is a brief information about our team.


1. TONGIL SOCCER TEAM WAS FOUND IN YEAR OF 2006 by Kevin Kyoungtek Kim. The purpose of this team was to connect the 1st and 2nd generation Koreans to continue our heritage and bond together with sports. Kevin was the president of The National Unification Advisory Council in Philadelphia and the team name came after. Despite a decade of struggle, Tongil Soccer Team stayed strong and now we are reaching out to you to be part of our family.


2. Tongil is a men's soccer team and WE PLAY LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY. Our team competes against other organized teams mainly within the Korean Community. Majority of members are college students plus some recent graduates and young professionals.

  - Local: Korean American Soccer Association League in Philadelphia, NY, NJ, MD, and DC/College or Adult league in Philadelphia

  - Nationally: Korean Olympics, Korean World Cup (Location varies)

3. Tongil is MORE THAN JUST A SOCCER TEAM! We also do many other activities such as voluntary work, other sports, camping trips, team dinners, professional networking, and much more. You should come and check it out!


4. We have FLEXIBLE TIME AND LOCATION. Participation is very important for our team, so it varies depending on schedule and location of majority of people. Previously, our practices were held at Temple Main, Cheltenham, Ambler, Horsham and many other places. As of now, practices will be held at Penn Park (3000 Walnut street) on Sat 7 PM. If this is too far out of your way, we can arrange something near you for one weekend and see how it goes.
Location: Penn Park (3000 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104)
Time: Saturday 7 PM
Do you have your own school team? Don't worry! We would like to organize a friendly match. We have a couple of members who have a referee certification. We can play or even host the game. We would like to invite colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area to host a tournament. Let me know if you are interested.
I would like to ask you to make an announcement about our team and hopefully, I will see you on the field. Thank you for your time.
Kyung Yoon, EIT
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Notice 이곳은 야외 및 실내 각종 활동을 위한 게시판입니다. RKGSA 2007.07.15 27478
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43 Engaging North Korea RKGSA 2016.04.08 541
42 Invitation:Progress in US-Korea Relations, June 2, 2016, 6:00PM RKGSA 2016.05.31 471
41 NEW TIME: Former U.S. Ambassador to Korea Kathleen Stephens at The Korea Society, 9 AM RKGSA 2015.10.15 463
40 Invitation:The Legacy of General James Van Fleet, May 17, 2016 12:30PM RKGSA 2016.05.12 437
39 Invitation: "Korea's Economic Outlook" with Charles Kimball and Phil Suttle, April 16, 2015 at 12 PM RKGSA 2015.04.15 383
38 [INVITATION] (3월 11일, Edison) 세월호 유가족과의 만남 file RKGSA 2015.01.22 375
37 U.S. Fed Interest Rate Normalization: The Impact on Korea, the U.S., and the Global Economy, December 14 @ 12 PM RKGSA 2015.12.10 351
36 SBS <케이팝스타6> 오디션 file RKGSA 2016.07.06 311
35 Jeff Schott Examines the South Korea-China Trade Agreement at the Korea Society, 11/12 @ 12 PM RKGSA 2015.11.06 296
34 Former ROK Parliament Member Dr. Jin Park on Wednesday, October 28 at 10AM RKGSA 2015.10.24 264
33 에디슨 법륜스님 '행복강좌' 정기개설 RKGSA 2016.10.17 257
32 [KOTRA] 제6차 청년드림뉴욕캠프-경제/경영분야 RKGSA 2016.09.21 242
31 [KOTRA] 청년드림 뉴욕캠프 보건(간호)/치의학 분야 file RKGSA 2016.08.10 206
30 뉴욕 "Korean Street Festival"(한국 거리 축제) file RKGSA 2016.05.06 205
29 [뉴욕한국문화원]청년 통일안보 비전 발표대회 RKGSA 2015.04.07 199
28 법륜스님 희망강연 즉문즉설 file RKGSA 2016.08.31 198
27 David Straub from Standord University speaks about Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea at the Korea Society, 11/5 at 12pm RKGSA 2015.10.30 193