Hoboken to host LaLiga youth soccer tournament

first_img× HOBOKEN –The city will host a youth soccer tournament, LaLiga Promises, from Friday, June 8 to Sunday, June 10 on Sinatra Park Soccer Field, according to a press release.Organized by LaLiga and the José Ramón de la Morena Foundation, seven U-12 teams from LaLiga Santander clubs and nine U-12 teams from international clubs will compete in a 7v7 competition.“I’m very excited that Hoboken gets to host such a great, international youth sporting event,” said Mayor Ravi Bhalla. “The fact that the tournament will be played on our beautiful waterfront is a testament to how important our open, public spaces are to Hoboken and New Jersey.”Participant clubs include FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid, Sevilla FC, Villarreal CF, Valencia CF, RCD Espanyol, Inter de Milán, SL Benfica, FC Oporto, Liverpool FC, JEF United, Club América, New York City, New York Red Bulls, and Ironbound SC.The tournament begins Friday at 9 a.m.All tournament games played on Field 1 will be broadcast live by Univisión & Televisa as well as on the official LaLiga channel on YouTube and on LaLiga TV.Fans are invited to enjoy the tournament and support their favorite team. All fans will be admitted free of charge.last_img read more