Manchester City hosts the Nexen Cup in San Diego for over 6000 kids
In May, Manchester City hosted the Man City Cup with Nexen Tire in San Diego, California. The Cup that is now in its second year was yet again another success for everyone involved.
422 teams were involved in the tournament this time around which was a 34% increase from last year. There was a 57% to 43% of boys to girls teams between an age group of U8 to U18 with a whopping total of 6300 players. The tournament attracted a number of big global clubs including the likes of Club Tijuana, San Jose Earthquakes, LA Galaxy, Seattle Sounders and Tottenham Hotspur.
With the ever growing popularity in football across the Atlantic, the tournament gained over 40,000 visitors, staged across two sites and 46 pitches.