n Commonwealth Youth and Development - Youth soccer as a catalyst for interculturalism : a case study of Triangle United Soccer Association of North Carolina, USA
|Article Title||Youth soccer as a catalyst for interculturalism : a case study of Triangle United Soccer Association of North Carolina, USA|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||Commonwealth Youth and Development|
|Author||Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor|
|Publication Date||Jul 2011|
|Pages||40 - 52|
|Keyword(s)||Communication competencies, Cultural competencies, Interculturalism, Multiculturalism, North Carolina and Youth soccer|
The purpose of this study is to analyse the extent to which soccer could serve as a catalyst for interculturalism for youth athletes participating in club soccer in North Carolina. The proliferation of youth soccer leagues around the country and the diverse background of participants in these leagues present the context in which to examine if soccer is likely to serve as a catalyst for interculturalism by measuring the intercultural communication competencies of these soccer players.
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