Downey soccer team wins Anaheim tournament

DOWNEY - FC Golden State Downey's BU8 team were crowned champions of the 2013 Anaheim Surf Winter Classic (formally PSA Winter Cup), which was held Dec. 14-15.This was the first tournament win for the new team, ending the year strongly and "serving as confirmation of the strength of its training and development," coaches said. The team, which established itself in Downey in January 2013, also participated in Coast Soccer League during the 2013 season, ending with a second place in their age bracket. FC Golden State Downey will hold tryouts for BU7-BU12 on Jan. 6 at Ford Park in Bell Gardens, where it practices Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. A development program is also available for beginning players.

********** Published: Jan. 2, 2014 - Volume 12 - Issue 38