Looking for soccer glory? Enter the SBU Charity Cup

Does World Cup Fever have you yearning to get out on the pitch and play?  The 2014 South Bronx United Charity Cup gives over 160 adults the opportunity to go for glory while supporting Bronx youth programs.   The annual adult soccer tournament, hosted by the SBU Supporters Club, is open to adults of all skill levels and will be held on July 12th at Macombs Dam Field, in the shadow of Yankee Stadium.  The game will proceed the third place game of the World Cup Finals.  All proceeds raised will go to supporting South Bronx United’s youth programs in soccer, education, and mentoring that serve nearly 600 boys and girls in the community.

This year’s tournament will welcome 16 adults teams in a World Cup style format, beginning with round robin groups, followed by semifinals and finals.  Teams will play 7 players a side and can have up to 10 players on the roster.  Additional roster spots can be added for an added fee.   Team registration is $525.  Individuals can also register as “free agents” and be assigned to a team.  All participants and teams will receive game shirts that can be worn as jerseys.  The winners will get to lift the second Charity Cup trophy.

Last year’s Charity Cup raised over $9,000 for South Bronx United’s youth development programs thanks to the participation of 12 teams and multiple sponsors.  The Fighting Pelicans took the championship after a hard fought victory with Chillingsworth AC in the finals.

Team Registration is currently open online until June 10th.  Individuals can still register as free agents until June 15th.   Businesses interested in sponsoring the event are also encourage to contact South Bronx United at info@southbronxunited.org.

The Charity Cup is one of several events hosted by the SBU Supporters club.  Visit the SBU Supporters Club website to learn more about the club and the benefits it offers.  For more information about the SBU Charity Cup or the SBU Supporters Club, email info@sbusupporters.org or call (718) 404-9281.


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