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The Daily Kick

The Daily Kick is the online newspaper of Schwan's USA CUP

Check back here each day of the tournament to find feature articles and tidbits from around the event!

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The Daily Kick: July 13, 2017

  • Minnesota United FC will be all-in at 2017 USA CUP

  • USA CUP staff members Clinton LaBeau and Jen Een visit Haiti to witness true passion for soccer

  • Minnesota United FC to host open training and autograph session on July 14

  • Daily Instagram photo scavenger hunt – your chance to be creative


The Daily Kick: July 14, 2017

  • American player on Swedish team is closer to home at Schwan’s USA CUP

  • Chivas youth teams at USA CUP won’t be pulling for crosstown rival Atlas in Saturday’s international friendly

  • What’s going on at the construction zone at the NSC?

  • Schwan Fan Village is a place to refuel with ice cream and play yard games

  • Faces at the Cup

  • Sipping from the cup


The Daily Kick: July 15, 2017

  • Costa Rica coach at USA CUP has personal stake in CONCACAF Gold Cup happening now

  • Adie Hughes paves the way for young referees

  • USA CUP Weekend Championship Preview

  • Faces at the Cup

  • Sipping from the cup


The Daily Kick: July 16, 2017

  • Volunteer Groups Make USA CUP Happen

  • Thunder Bay Chill rides error-free defense to topple Swedish nemesis Rudbeckianska

  • USA CUP teams will head to Valleyfair on the off day

  • Faces at the Cup


The Daily Kick: July 17, 2017

  • Opening Ceremonies Preview

  • Cayman Islands Preview

  • Heat Warning

  • Faces at the Cup


The Daily Kick: July 18, 2017

  • Opening Ceremonies Recap

  • Join us to Kick Cancer at USA CUP on Wednesday

  • USA CUP alum Ismaila Jome now plays at MLS level for MNUFC

  • Faces at the Cup


The Daily Kick: July 19, 2017

  • Nerf Blaster Battles raises funds for Kick Cancer

  • OEC students apply classroom skills to real life injuries on USA CUP medical team

  • You’re invited to the Minnesota United open practice on Thursday at 10:30

  • Faces at the Cup

  • Sipping from the Cup


The Daily Kick: July 20, 2017

  • Real beach soccer, mountain running? It’s all in a day’s training for Hawaii teams

  • Innovation LA demonstration team aims to build interest in freestyling

  • Guidelines for the Grand Dance Friday night

  • Faces at the Cup


The Daily Kick: July 21, 2017

  • Varying circumstances drew international guest players from Indonesia, Denmark, and Netherlands to USA CUP

  • Married couple Aaron and Christine Amsler’s USA CUP story reads like a romantic movie script

  • Faces at the Cup

The Daily Kick: July 22, 2017

  • Championship game wrap-up report

  • Featured championship: Skilled Haitian girls’ team completes dominating USA CUP run with U16 championship victory over Fusion

  • Featured championship: Eden Prairie’s Matt Lindberg strikes twice in 2-1 victory over Cedar Stars, N.Y.

  • Referee Award Winners

  • Faces at the Cup