The State of Tennessee has been extremely well represented at the Southern Presidents Cup, with a total of nine Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) teams advancing past group play and into the semifinals of the regional tournament.
The Southern Presidents Cup is being held through the weekend in Greenville, South Carolina, with teams vying for a spot in the US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup this July in Wichita, Kansas. Both champions and finalists in the 13U to 18U age groups will continue onto the National Presidents Cup, as will champions in the 19U division. The semifinal round of the Southern Presidents Cup will kickoff on Saturday morning, with the championship matches taking place on Sunday. All seven TSSA girls teams that made the trip to South Carolina are moving onto the semifinals, where they will be joined by a pair of TSSA boys teams on Saturday morning.
USYS Southern Presidents Cup Semifinals (TSSA Teams in Bold, Times in EDT)
13U Girls – FC Alliance 2010G RL vs. BRSC 10 G Black (LA) at 11:00 AM
14U Girls – TSC Williamson Showcase 09 vs. Lonestar 09G Elite STH (STX) at 11:00 AM
15U Girls – Clarksville SC 2008 Girls vs. Tupelo Futbol Club 2008 Girls (MS) at 11:00 AM
16U Girls – 07 Lady Lobos Elite vs. Dallas Surf 07G Mole (NTX) at 8:00 AM
17U Girls – Camp Forest 06 vs. OK Energy FC 06G Navy (OK) at 8:00 AM
18U Girls – 2005 Lady Lobos Rush Elite vs. Fort Lauderdale FC 05 Girls (FL) at 8:00 AM
18U Boys – Tennessee Premier Lanus vs. ID Katy Elite 05B EDPL (STX) at 11:00 AM
19U Girls – TSC Sumner 04/05 Girls Showcase vs. Tupelo Fútbol Club 2004/2005 Girls (MS) at 11:00 AM
19U Boys – WUSC 2005 Boys Black vs. Blackhawks 04 (LA) at 8:00 AM
The Division 2 Tournament of the TSSA State Cup presents teams with the opportunity to qualify for this regional competition. The Presidents Cup provides a progressive environment for teams seeking a series of unique challenges highlighting competition, camaraderie and community.