Futbol Pitch Builds: Building Communities | Chevrolet FC

PITCH BUILDS

Creating play where it’s needed most

By rebuilding pitches and donating balls and soccer equipment, Chevrolet is committed to making a real difference in people's lives. Where would you like to see the power of play? 

A PITCH FOR EQUALITY

In New Delhi, India, Chevrolet is building more than just a new pitch; we are bringing young girls and boys together to play for the first time.

THE HEALING POWER OF PLAY

We've teamed up with Coaches Across Continents at our latest pitch build in Incheon, South Korea, to help children learn valuable life skills through soccer.

PLAYING SOCCER FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

At a remote school near Dali, China, we opened up a new world for kids who have never played soccer before by building a new pitch and introducing them to the beautiful game.

A NEW WAY TO THE GAME

Chevrolet is helping kids with special needs in the UAE by delivering big surprises through the donation of vehicles, coaching resources and equipment.

MORE PITCHES. MORE PLAY.

In a place as diverse as Hawthorne, California, new pitches and the love for soccer bring a community together.

PLAY MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR KIDS TO BE KIDS

In the hills of Rio De Janiero, Chevrolet has built more than just a pitch. It's given kids a safe place to escape the potential violence around them.

IS IT POSSIBLE FOR PLAY TO SET A NEW PATH?

Even amidst the poverty stricken town of Kolkata, India, see how building a new pitch opens up new possibilities for this deserving community.

Play makes it possible to find a new path in Kolkata, India
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India pre-build 3
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India pre-build
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India pre-build 2
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India construction
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India finished pitch
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India finished
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India children laughing
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India kids playing soccer
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India Slum Soccer
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India kids hugging
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India Mikaël Silvestre and fans
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India Mikaël Silvestre
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India One World Futbol
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India kids with One World Futbols
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Kolkata India Rebecca Belilious Sports Ground Opening

IS IT POSSIBLE FOR PLAY TO BRING A COMMUNITY TOGETHER?

Chevrolet builds a new pitch in Bangkok, Thailand, lifting the spirit of a neighborhood and providing a future full of possibilities.

In Bangkok, Thailand, Chevrolet brings the power of play to a community in need.
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand construction
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand building pitch
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand construction
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand painted surface
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand painting pitch surface
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand pitch
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand ribbon cutting
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand kids celebrating
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand people playing soccer
Chevrolet FC soccer pitch Bangkok Thailand kids playing soccer

PLAY BRINGS BEAUTIFUL POSSIBILITIES TO GIRLS IN SOUTH AFRICA

See how a newly built pitch at the Mabu-A-Tlou Primary School in Hammanskraal is empowering young girls with greater self-respect and self-esteem while increasing participation in soccer for the Hammanskraal Girls Soccer program and surrounding community.

The brand-new Mabu-A-Tlou Lebala La Metshameko soccer pitch in South Africa is ready for play.
An aerial view of the completed Mabu-A-Tlou Lebala La Metshameko soccer pitch.
Girls line up with their teams to promote their schools and receive special gifts.
Teams show excitement as they’re gifted with a “dream bag” filled with new shorts, shirts, boots and gear.
Thanks to their new soccer shirts from Chevrolet, the girls can now play and look the part.
Following a rendition of the Mabu-A-Tlou school song, the Majorettes lead a procession around the new pitch.
Manchester United legend Gary Bailey and two mascots from the season opener, Mfanelo and Nokuthula, join the celebration.
John Gasloli (GM Global) leads the ceremony. Other speakers include Tim Hendon (GM SA), Tim Jahnigen (One World Play Project), Gary Bailey (Man Utd) and Phyllis Moletsane (school founder).
Important guests signed the Millionth Ball plinth before it was handed to the Mabu-A-Tlou School.
Once the one millionth One World Futbol was donated in South Africa, there was only one thing left to do -- play.
As part of the pitch reveal, 255 girls from 17 teams ran onto the field for the first time.
Thanks to the new pitch provided by Chevrolet, these girls are able to learn valuable lessons of teamwork and self-respect.
255 girls from 17 teams run onto the pitch and see it for the first time.
The teams rush to play on the new pitch for the first time.
Gary Bailey throws the Millionth One World Futbol to commence the Exhibition Match.
To inaugurate the new pitch, teams play friendly matches throughout the day.
Teams play friendly matches in morning and afternoon sessions.
A player proudly holds a One World Futbol during the opening ceremony.
Teams play on the new pitch.
Girls cheer on their team and others from the new Chevrolet grandstands.
Just one of the many girls who were all smiles at the celebration.
Two players from each school were selected to play the pre-exhibition match based on the sportsmanship they had shown during the day.
Gifted in the ceremony, the Millionth One World Futbol was used for the exhibition match.
Gary Bailey plays header games with the girls on the sidelines while they wait for their matches to begin.
Players in the pre-exhibition match pose for a group photo.

PLAY STRENGTHENS THE COMMUNITY

See how a new pitch in Little Village, Chicago, creates beautiful possibilities for children in the community.

PLAY INSPIRES TOLERANCE

Discover how the power of play helped to break down barriers and remove stigma in Indonesia.

CHEVROLET BRINGS PLAY TO A COMMUNITY

In the slums of Indonesia, people who are HIV+ can be ignored and forgotten. Chevrolet rebuilt a local soccer pitch to help the community fight the stigma and share the power of play.