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Dallas Cup Off and Running

Apr 11, 2022

The 2022 Dallas Cup presented by Coca-Cola features boys 12U-19U divisions and runs through April 17. The boys’ tournament runs concurrently with the 2022 Dallas Cup Girls’ Invitational presented by Mary Kay, which will be played fromthrough April 15, featuring girls' divisions 15U-19U.

Fans and teams alike can learn more about the tournament by visiting www.DallasCup.orgor following on social media @dallascup.Dallas Cup, the oldest and most prestigious international youth soccer tournament in North America, has announced the matchups for Opening Day at Cotton Bowl® Stadium at Fair Park, along with the six teams that make up this year’s elite Gordon Jago Super Group. The 2022 edition of Dallas Cup marks the 43rd year of the tournament and will feature more than 250 elite boys and girls teams from 14 countries and all corners of the United States.

The 2022 Dallas Cup’s marquee opening day event kicked off on Sunday, April 10 and served up a full day of soccer action at the historic Cotton Bowl® Stadium. The first match of the day featured Germany’s Eintracht Frankfurt squaring off against FC Dallas Premier in the Under 17 Dallas Cup Girls’ Invitational presented by Mary Kay. A double-header of 19U Gordon Jago Super Group matches followed with defending Super Group championTigres from Mexicofacing off against local side FC Dallas side, and a primetime matchup between the El Salvador National Team and Liga MX’s CF Monterrey. Demark’s HB Køgeand the Panama National Team also compete in the Gordon Jago Super Group throughout tournament week.

In keeping with the tournament’s core value of Diversity & Inclusion, Dallas Cup and Cotton Bowl® Stadium hostedt two other special events on Sunday, April 10. The annual “Welcome World” Opening Ceremonies and Parade of Nations, featuring every participating 2022 Dallas Cup team, startedt at 5:45 PM. At 10:00 AM, Dallas Cup welcomed the US Men’s National Deaf Team, who will take the Cotton Bowl pitch in a training match. Tickets are on sale now.

About Dallas Cup:  The Dallas Cup is the oldest and most prestigious international youth soccer tournament in North America. Dallas Cup presented by Coca-Cola consists of boys’ age groups from U12 to U19 and for the second year, the Dallas Cup Girls’ Invitational provides competition for girls in U15 to U19 divisions. Dallas Cup averages more than 100,000 spectators during tournament week with over 5000 participants and spectators traveling to Dallas by air. Since its inception as a non-profit organization in 1980, Dallas Cup has hosted teams and referees from across 47 states, six continents and more than 100 countries. Follow us @DallasCup on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or visit www.DallasCup.org to learn more.

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