CONCAF Champions League U13 logo, image: Wikipedia
Two teams of young Canadian soccer players will have the unique opportunity of traveling to Toluca, Mexico to participate in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Under-13 Champions League tournament, August 5 to 12.
Under-13 academy players from Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC will be vying for the prestigious tournament cup, competing against players from nine other CONCACAF countries, including: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Honduras; Jamaica; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Trinidad; and, the USA, with 16 teams participating in total.
“Scotiabank aims to support organizations that are committed to helping young people reach their infinite potential,” said John Doig, Executive Vice-President & Chief Marketing Officer, Scotiabank. “We believe this is an investment in the long-term security, stability and growth of our communities. We are a proud sponsor of youth soccer in the international countries where we do business. These sponsorships provide us the opportunity to support young people in soccer, the way the bank supports youth community hockey in Canada. We wish all the teams the best of luck!”
This will be the third edition of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League. In December 2014, Scotiabank was announced as the official Bank of CONCACAF and the league’s first official partner. The partnership is about soccer and a shared passion for the game with our customers. The multi-year agreement includes support for youth events like the Men’s and Women’s Under-17 and Under-15 tournaments, the Under-20 World and Olympic qualifiers and the upcoming Under-13 Scotiabank Champions League tournament being held in Toluca, Mexico.
You can be part of the action! Follow the excitement of the tournament by watching the daily live webcast: www.scotiabank.com/U13 and www.facebook.com/ScotiabankFutbolClub/.