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K-W to host national soccer tournament in 2020

The 2020 Toyota National Championships U-15 Cup will be decided here
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Kitchener and Waterloo will host the 2020 Toyota National Championships U-15 Cup.

It's described as one of Canada’s premier amateur soccer competitions.

The competition will start on October 7, 2020.

The bid from Kitchener-Waterloo, featured a collaboration between the Kitchener Soccer Club, the Waterloo Minor Soccer Association and the South-West Regional Soccer Association, along with representatives from both cities and the Regional Sport Tourism Office.

"Soccer is one of the fastest growing sports locally thanks to the efforts of our local soccer organizations. Our local collaboration will allow us to showcase the hospitality and dynamic nature of Waterloo Region once again and add to the excitement leading up to the United bid and Canada's role in the FIFA World Cup in 2026!" stated Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic.

"As a soccer dad who enjoyed watching my two sons play the beautiful game for years, I’m excited that our community will be hosting this prestigious event," added Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky.

Blair Adams

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