Athletes from across North America are in Kimberley this weekend for the annual JulyFest soccer classic tournament.
Tournament organizer Simon Davidson says the city will be flooded with skilled soccer players.
“Players that are coming out of colleges and universities playing major league or Premier [Division I] out of Calgary and Edmonton as well as colleges and universities in BC and the States.” explains Davidson.
The epic tournament squeezes in 60 teams, nine fields and over 150 games in only two days.
“We have teams coming from Alberta, British Columbia, Montana, Idaho, Washington and players coming from as far as Ottawa and a referee coming from England.” explains Davidson.
Soccer fields all over the Bavarian City will be jam packed with athletes this weekend hoping to claim JulyFest soccer classic Champions.
– Simon Davidson, JulyFest classic soccer tournament organizer
– Devin Howard