Huntington Mayor issues proclamation designating ‘Marshall University Men’s Soccer Day’

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Marshall celebrates winning the NCAA College Cup championship soccer match over Indiana in Cary, N.C., Monday, May 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK)—During Tuesday’s celebration at Hoops Family Field after Marshall University’s Men’s soccer team brought home a national championship, Huntington Mayor Steve Williams delivered a proclamation designating May 18, 2021 as “Marshall University Men’s Soccer Day” in the City of Huntington.

Each player and coach from the championship team is going to receive a copy of the signed proclamation.

In a Facebook post from the City of Huntington, the city tells a story about midfielder Pedro Dolabella’s nickname (“Mayor”) and how Mayor Williams told Dolabella a couple weeks ago that “if he’s going to be mayor, he has to deliver and bring home the NCAA trophy.

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