03 Dec Preparations in Tune for Champions Cup 2018
DB Sports Tours are proud to announce details of the upcoming Champions Cup, set to take place on December 29. Featuring teams from across the whole island of Ireland, the Champions Cup offers a unique take on a youth football competition held over the Christmas period.
Taking place in Oriel Park, home of Dundalk FC, the Champions Cup has both the setting and the scope to host the elite of Irish youth football. Now heading for its 6th edition, the Champions Cup is one of DB Sports Tours’ first solely created Irish youth football competition, going from strength to strength each year. Last seasons U12s, U13s and 14s will be competing in the competition.
This year, The Champions Cup will feature three age groups for boys’ teams; U-13 (2006), U-14 (2005) and U-15 (2004). As previously mentioned, teams from all over Ireland take part. St. Kevin’s Boys FC, notorious for their success in the schoolboy scene in Dublin AT DDSL level will take part in all three available age groups this year.
Meanwhile, Glentoran FC will be one of the teams from Northern Ireland taking part this year in both the U-13 and U-15 sections of the competition. Dungannon Swifts also take part, representing the Northern Ireland Boys Football Association (NIBFA) at U-14 level.
DB Sports Tours Head of Operations Darren Scully spoke excitedly about the upcoming tournament, set to take place over the Christmas period: “I can’t wait for the 29th to see the best talent on offer at the Champions Cup. Every year I look forward to the competition as one of the standout dates on the calendar for DB Sports Tours and this year will be no different”.
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