The 9th annual Independence Cup was held Saturday, June 25 at the Bethpage State Park Polo Fields. It was open to both boys and girls, with age groups ranging from U-7 to U-13. There were over 90 teams in attendance from across Long Island and the metropolitan areas. The level of play ranges from intramural, travel, to premier and select youth teams. Certified referees officiated and games were played on the pristine Polo Field at Bethpage State Park. There was a full concession along with some merchandise vendors, face painter, and fun zone activities.
Newly added this year was a Youth Festival that was open to U6 and U7 teams. The Festival included fun, tournament style games open to both teams and individuals. The focus of the Festival was on having fun and enjoying the game of soccer at the youth level.
To see the tournament results click here.
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To view tournament video Click Here