'99's take 5v5 tourney in SA; Head to LA on April 18-20 to compete in national finals
A portion of DJCT's 99B's played in the National 5v5 Copa Coca-Cola event in San Antonio Feb. 22-23 at the University of the Incarnate Word and captured the tournament title. Forrest, Tino, Christian, Abraham, Manny, Jaxson and Cameron formed the seven-member team that bested the 8-team field in SA. The event consisted of a skills clinic on Saturday morning with pool games and knockout rounds on Sunday. The boys advance to compete in the Copa Coca-Cola National Tournament on April 18-20 in Los Angeles, ALL EXPENSES PAID!!
The tournament's local phase is held in ten U.S. Cities: San Jose, Los Angeles, Seattle, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Miami, Chicago, Atlanta and New York. The winning teams from each local tournament will travel to Los Angeles to compete in one national tournament April 18 - 20.
The winners of the national tournament will travel to Brazil this summer to participate in the Copa Coca-Cola Soccer Camp during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Congrats to the boys on a great showing and good luck in LA!
Here's a local San Antonio newsclip on the event: