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The Daily Kick: July 12, 2013

Konbit the key for Haitian soccer team at USA CUP

07/12/2013, 7:30pm CDT
By Ryan Lund

Haitian Creole, spoken throughout much of the eponymous island nation, is a complex language.  Derived from French and infused with a myriad assortment of West African dialects and local tongues, the phonetic melting pot is the official language of the largely impoverished side of the island of Hispaniola.

Canadian soccer heats up in unlikely locations

07/12/2013, 6:15pm CDT
By Ryan Lund

A red-clad player stakes out his claim alongside the net while his teammates buzz, jockeying for position as the action begins to heat up.

The action is frenetic; the pace is quick, each player holding his own as the action moves closer to the goal.

Finally, from the perimeter, the shot comes in, before a quick save sends it back out.  The Canadians however, are there to finish it off, putting the Yukon Strikers on the board with an impressive tally.

Don’t miss the Athlete Party Saturday night

07/12/2013, 6:00pm CDT
By by Susan Schmidt

Join us at the athlete party Saturday July 13, 2013. Come to the NSC Stadium from 7-9 p.m. (CDT) for a carnival themed party with a DJ, free ice cream, and watch a Super Elite Game.

“The athlete party is a great way for kids all over the world to connect through a common interest in a social situation beyond the soccer field,” said Kelsey Helgeson, Schwan's USA CUP Activities Intern.

Come to the NSC Stadium entrance at 7 p.m. with a team chaperone to enjoy this opportunity to socialize with soccer players from around the world.

Sipping from the CUP

07/12/2013, 5:15pm CDT
By Admin

Sipping from the CUP will provide a daily run-through some of the short news items at Schwan’s USA CUP, powered by Sport Ngin. Enjoy!

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