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About the World Cup 2019

About the SASN World Cup 2019

  • Second time this tournament has happened
  • Brought to you by the Nassau County Asian Advisory Agency
  • Taking place on June 29th at Mitchell Field in Uniondale, NY
  • Over 200 players representing 13 different countries competing
  • Hundreds of friends, families, and fans will be in attendance
  • There is a lot of buzz in the community with community newspapers and other media outlets providing coverage on several teams

13 Countries Competing

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • China
  • Dominican Republic
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Korea
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • USA
  • West Indies

Event Goals

  • Bolster funding for South Asian Sports Network Scholarship
  • Raise money for Hurricane Relief
  • Foster camaraderie within the community
  • Showcase community athletes
  • Create awareness of the multiculturalism of this American Sport
  • Bring together the Political, Civics, and Sports communities
  • Established in 2005 to create unity within the South Asian diaspora
  • Largest South Asian Sports League in North America
  • Database of over 1500 professionals and over 1000 active athletes
  • 4 Active Sports Leagues representing year-round active participation
    • Softball
    • Basketball
    • Football
    • Bowling
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Continually growing and bringing in new members
  • South Asian Portal website
    • SouthAsianSports.com and SouthAsianSportsNetwork.com
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