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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Accam had game of his life for his father

Accam honored father a year ago Monday, U.S. Soccer hires a new CEO and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

OTD 2019: Accam plays for his father
One year ago yesterday, forward David Accam scored two goals and leading the Boys in Blue past the Columbus Crew. What few knew outside the locker room was that his father had passed away following a battle with cancer earlier in the week.

U.S. Soccer News

U.S. Soccer announces former Wasserman exec Will Wilson as new CEO
Wilson comes to USSF from the sports agency Wasserman, where he was Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Football, and has also worked at MLS and Soccer United Marketing as their Executive Vice President of International Business and Special Events.

Armchair Analyst: My five favorite USMNT games of the past 35 years
Matt Doyle’s five favorite USMNT games is a fun trip down memory lane.

Turkey’s Sound of Silence: Tyler Boyd, Playing Amid Pandemic and Istanbul’s Fan-Less Derby
What’s it like playing in one of the world’s most fierce rivalries behind closed doors, while the game is being shut down globally due to the coronavirus pandemic? Besiktas and U.S. national team winger Tyler Boyd sheds some light.

Rest of the World News

UEFA Champions League final postponed indefinitely
The final of Europe’s elite club competition had been scheduled for May 30 at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.

La Liga suspended indefinitely
The league said in a statement on Monday that it would not resume until the Spanish government says it is safe to do so.