Soccer Classic a success
The annual tournament brought 175 teams from throughout southwestern Ontario and as far away as Sault Ste. Marie to Brantford over the past two weekends.Updated Tuesday August 21, 2012 by Sean Allen BRANT NEWS.
Organizers of the Brantford Soccer Classic tournaments, held in the city over the past two weekends, are calling the event a hometown success.
Nine teams from the Brantford Galaxy Youth Soccer Club and Brantford City Soccer Club made the finals and four of those teams won a championship after representing in their respective division finals.
“This is amazing considering there were 18 divisions and 175 teams,” co-convenor Jon Macklin said.
From the Brantford Galaxy youth, the under-10 boys, under-17 boys and under-17 girls all took home gold medals from the tournament.
The under-13 boys lost 1-0 to London FC in the finals and the under-15 boys fell to Gloucester 4-3 on penalty kicks.
The Brantford City Soccer Club’s under-13 girls took home a championship, while the under-10 girls, under-12 girls and under-15 girls all took home silver medals.