This year’s Supporters Cup tournament hosted by Downtown United Football Club promises to be the biggest ever with 19 supporters clubs confirming teams for the sixth edition of the annual one-day tournament including Liverpool, Celtic, Boca Jrs, River Plate, and many others.
Supporters clubs are encouraged to turn up with as many fans as possible to Pier 40 Courtyard fields on Saturday August 24th with a prize being offered for the team who brings the most supporters.
On Wednesday, August 21st at 6pm the Football Factory is hosting a pre-match social for all teams registered for the tournament. Football Factory will have free sample appetizers, $4 domestic beers and $5 imported beers. There will also be an opportunity to buy raffle/auction tickets.
The day of the tournament (August 24th) there will be a post match social and auction at Mr. Dennehy’s in the West Village for all the teams that compete. Past items for the raffle/auction have included signed shirts and balls, soccer gear, gym memberships, restaurant vouchers and all sorts of other great prizes.
All of the money raised through the silent auction/raffle and the registration fee will directly fund scholarship programs for children from underserved communities, providing them with the opportunity to play through scholarships and after-school programs.
Donations are still being accepted for the raffle/auction. You can contact the organizers at;
Full list of participating teams;
NY Spurs, Tartan Army NYC, Manchester City, Boca Juniors, Ethiopia Coffee FC, Cardiff City, Bronx Bhoys CSC, FC Barcelona Penya of NYC, NY Red Bulls, Juventus, Liverpool, Real Madrid, NY Leeds United, Chelsea, Stoke City, Toon Army NYC, Everton, River Plate New York, and San Juan Jabloteh