The 11th annual Daniel F. Conley Soccer for Peace tournament was held at Pope John Paul II Park in Dorchester on Thursday afternoon.
Since 2003, Conley, the Suffolk County District Attorney and Boston mayoral candidate, has welcomed parents and children to the tournament in an effort to promote peace and camaraderie throughout Suffolk County.
Citizens Bank donated 150 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to children in need as part of the Gear for Grades initiative, which helps provide children with the tools necessary to succeed in school.
New England Revolution players Juan Agudelo and Bilal Duckett also signed autographs and posed for photos.
On Friday, Revolution players will hold a free soccer skills clinic for BPS high school soccer players from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kroc Center in Dorchester. The athletes will be coached in dribbling, passing, and ball control. The clinic is sponsored by the Boston Scholar Athletes program.
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