Media Advisory - 2012 Danone Nations Cup - Canada's top youth soccer players compete in Toronto for a chance to represent Canada in Warsaw, Poland
TORONTO, July 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - After a series of provincial selection camps where Danone Nations Cup's coaching staff evaluated the play of over 5,000 young soccer enthusiasts, 24 of Canada's best 10- to 12-year-old soccer players are to compete in an ultimate match for their chance to be part of the Canadian team at the Danone Nations Cup. This year, the largest international youth soccer tournament in the world is taking place in Warsaw, Poland, home to the UEFA European Football Championship!
The Eastern and Western teams will be facing one another at BMO Field - home to Canada's National Soccer Team and Toronto FC of Major League Soccer.
The winning team, along with two additional players from the defeated team who demonstrated extraordinary sportsmanship and athletic ability, will head to Warsaw in the fall to compete with no less than 39 other teams from around the world.
|What:||The 13th Danone Nations Cup Canadian Final|
See in action and meet Canada's best young soccer players, boys and
girls, from the East
and West and encourage them while they compete to represent Canada at the
International Final in Warsaw, Poland
24 youth soccer stars
Head coach for team Canada, Dean Howie
TFC players showing support and encouragement
Saturday, July 14, 2012
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
BMO Field - Gate # 4
170 Princes Blvd
Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3
Interview and Photo Op: All participants will be available for interviews before and after the game. Photos can be taken throughout the game.
About the Danone Nations Cup
Danone founded, and has organized the Danone Nations Cup for the last 12 years. This worldwide competition has helped more than 50,000 young Canadian soccer enthusiasts in trying to achieve their dream of playing in a major international tournament. Danone assumes all expenses associated with the tournament, making the event accessible to all 10- to 12-year-old children.
About Danone Inc. in Canada
Danone Inc. in Canada is a member of the Danone Group, a world agrifood leader. As a manufacturer and distributor of quality products that combine good taste and healthy ingredients, Danone is currently the largest Canadian producer of yogurt and other fresh dairy products. Danone believes that its actions should be aimed directly at improving the lives of Canadians both today and tomorrow. For more information, please visit www.danone.ca.
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