Manchester Boys U9 Academy tops at 2013 Legends Cup

Above: Brian Hanson, Alex Glynn, Vismay Prasad, Coach Steve Hill, Robert Ronco, Santiago Gallego, Santeri Arimo Below: Dean Sandler, David Velediaz, Andrew Mitchell and Liam Kelly.

The Manchester Boys U9 Academy, coached by Steve Hill, won the 2013 Legends Cup in Chino Hills, California. The team rolled through group play, winning 9-0, 4-2, 11-0 and won the semi-final 4-0. In the final, the team fell behind 1-0 in the second half but tied the game on a goal by Dean Sandler. The game went to sudden death over time and then a penalty shoot-out where Andrew Mitchell scored the winning penalty for the team to clinch the title.