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48 teams to participate in Asia-Pacific soccer Cup

IANS  |  New Delhi 

As many as 48 teams will take part in the (APAC) Soccer Cup 2019 to be hosted by Academy at Gurugram from January 24- 27.

Academy teams representing Australia, Japan, China, Spain, and will be participating in the following categories -- under-9, 11, 13 and 15.

During the tournament there will be activities like yoga, and increasing team play spirit through dance forms.

FC Barcelona was the first major to set up base in in 2011 when they partnered with Conscient and held the first here.

Speaking on Cup, Aitor Olmo, Tournament Director, said: "The Cup is one of the key tournaments in the Academy calendar. The tournament showcases not only the players of the future but also brings "

"India is not only an important partner country for Barca Academy but is also a country that exudes passion for Hosting the tournament in India is a fitting honour to the rich legacy of India," he added.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 19:10 IST
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