This weekend more than 700 soccer teams from approximately 35 states will travel to Richmond, Va. to participate in the Jefferson Cup. Sponsored by the Richmond Strikers, this two weekend tournament is an opportunity for girls and boys U10 to U19 to showcase their skills with older players having the opportunity to play in front of more than 500 college coaches. The Strikers invite residents of Richmond neighborhoods to come out to the tournament and support your local athletes.
Games will be played on some of the nation’s top natural grass complexes, including Striker Park and West Creek, as well as turf fields that will allow play regardless of any weather issues. The boys will begin play this weekend with U10 to U15 playing games March 9th and 10th and U16 to U19 playing games March 8th thru 10th. The girls will play the following weekend with U10 to U15 playing March 16th and 17th and U16 to U19 playing March 15th thru 17th. (more…)