The Red Generation Cup hosted at the New York Red Bulls Training Facility in Hanover, N.J. with a total of 140 U8 and 9s showing.
Tournament was a 4v4 festival style which was free to enter and no cost to the teams or clubs.
“The Red Generation Cup was a fantastic event that helped to inspire the next generation of youth soccer players. The event encapsulated our player development philosophy to provide a fun and challenging environment where the players had the opportunity to learn. Our hope is that the players look back on Red Gen 2017 in future years and realize this was the moment they truly fell in love with the game of soccer.” Regional Manager John Birchall said.
16 different clubs participated from all over the NJ/NY area: Bayonne SA, Chatham United, Edgemont SC, Girls Soccer League of Old Bridge, Harrison YSC, Hoboken City FC, Ironbound SC, NJ Crush FC, Valley Stream SC, Vernon SC, Verona United and West Orange United FC.
New York Red Bulls midfielder and former Academy standout, Tyler Adams made an appearance as a show of support.