KYW Philly Soccer Show

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Michael Lahoud

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The Ebola crisis in West Africa is one of the biggest news stories of the year, and a member of the Philadelphia Union is doing his part in the fight against the deadly disease.

Sierra Leone-born Union midfielder Michael Lahoud joins KYW’s Greg Orlandini and PSP’s Eli Pearlman-Storch in the the latest edition of the KYW Philly Soccer Show to talk about traveling with the national team in Africa as the outbreak began..

Lahoud describes how that experience, along with talking with friends and family in Sierra Leone, made him want to get involved in the fight against the deadly disease, so he started an ice-bucket-style challenge called “Kick Ebola in the Butt.”

Also this week, Greg and Eli begin their analysis of yet another Philadelphia Union season ending without reaching the playoffs.

The team was eliminated from contention last Saturday after losing at home to Columbus. After leading 2-0, an epic collapse that saw three goals conceded in the span of four minutes spelled the end of the Union’s postseason hopes.

Greg and Eli also talk about the coaching situation. Despite reports that Jim Curtin will be the next Union coach, the team has not removed the “interim” tag.

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One Comment

  1. Sincerely hope the Sakiewicz interview happens. Good show gentlemen.

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