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Fuel Soccer Talk: Special US Youth Soccer President’s Cup edition – Part 1

Preliminary games help kick off 2019 US President’s Cup

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – The 2019 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, presented by Chipotle, continued in Murfreesboro, Tenn., with the 48 13U through 18U Boys and Girls teams taking the field for the second day of play at Richard Siegel Soccer Complex.

The tournament, which features US Youth Soccer teams from 20 different State Associations, will continue with preliminary games through Saturday, July 13. Championship and third place matches will take place on Sunday, July 14.

The third day of play will be full of exciting matches, as only one gender age group – 15U Girls – has set both of its final two teams after two days of play. With eleven more final match-ups to be decided, almost every game will have meaning tomorrow in deciding who will advance to play for a National Presidents Cup title.

FRIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

For more information on the US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup, visit www.usyouthsoccer.org/presidents-cup.

Championship matches set for Saturday after exciting day of soccer

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (July 13, 2019) – Championship matches are set after the final day of preliminary play concluded Saturday at the 2019 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Out of the 48 participating teams, 12 will be crowned following Sunday’s championship matches in the 13U through 18U Boys and Girls age groups.

Heading into tomorrow’s finals are three teams – 14U Girls DASC 05 (SD), 16U Boys Heat FC 02 AS (NV) and 17U Girls LVSA 02 Red (NV) – that have a chance at redemption after falling just short in last year’s final matches.

There are 20 US Youth Soccer State Associations represented at the 2019 National Presidents Cup and 13 of 20 have teams in the finals. Nevada leads the way with four teams in the hunt for a title with Cal South, Illinois and South Texas just behind with three each. Minnesota and North Texas each have two remaining teams and Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, PA West and South Dakota have one team each fighting for a National Presidents Cup title.

Competing alongside the championship matches will be 12 third place matches for the remaining teams.

CHECK OUT WHICH TEAMS REACHED THE FINALS

Video: Teams from East Regional heading to President’s Cup

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