Young soccer stars compete for a chance to represent Canada at the 10th Danone Nations Cup in Sao Paulo Brazil



    
    East and West face-off for chance to represent Canada at Danone Nations
    Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil
    

    TORONTO, June 18 /CNW Telbec/ - Twenty-four young athletes aged 11-12
have been selected from thousands of soccer players across the country to
represent Eastern and Western Canada in the National finals of the Danone
Nations Cup happening on June 20th at the BMO stadium. The two teams will be
competing for a chance to represent Canada at the International finals taking
place for the first time in Sao Paulo, Brazil from October 9-11.
    The Danone Nations Cup is a thrilling conclusion to an immense
international event and the last component of the large-scale philanthropic
activity involving close to 3 million young soccer players. Since its creation
9 years ago, the Danone Nations Cup has become the most prominent event in
international youth soccer, attracting athletes from some 40 different
countries.

    
    AT A GLANCE:
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           Date:       June 18th 1:00 - 3:00 pm

           Location:   Lamport Stadium, 1155 King St W, Toronto,
                       ON M6K 1E9

           What:       The media is invited to attend the team practice,
                       meet the young athletes and take photos with the
                       players and trainers

           Who:        24 members of the Eastern and Western teams

           Why:        12 young Canadians are preparing to fulfill their
                       soccer dream and represent their country at an
                       international event!
    

    THE GAME: June 20th from 10:20 to 10:55 am at the BMO Stadium: The
National Finals between team Canada East and West to determine which will
represent the country at the international finals in Sao Paulo, Brazil.




For further information:

For further information: To get a copy of the press release, information
on each player's city and age, high res photos, or to schedule an interview
with one of the players: Enzyme Communications, (416) 535-3939; On Site, (416)
894-2380; Media attending the final game should enter at Gate 4 to receive
accreditation.

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