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SCORES Cup set for Saturday at Gillette to raise money for America SCORES Boston

Posted by Justin Rice  June 11, 2013 01:11 PM

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The annual SCORES Cup will be held this Saturday at Gillette Stadium to raise money for New England Scores Boston. (Photo courtesy of America Scores Boston)

The ninth annual SCORES Cup corporate charity soccer tournament will be held at Gillette Stadium on Saturday to raise money for New England SCORES America.

America SCORES Boston is a non-profit organization that uses soccer to inspire literacy and health in Boston public schools.

The seven-on-seven coed tournament provides corporate soccer teams the chance to show off their skills on the Gillette Stadium turf before watching the US Women's National Team take on Korea Republic in an exhibition at 7 p.m.

In partnership with the New England Revolution, the seven-on-seven tournament has grown to become America SCORES Boston’s largest fundraiser. The event features 32 teams from Boston-based companies and brings together over 500 people for a competitive tournament.

SCORES will also host its first Change The Game Breakfast at the House of Blues Boston on June 27th.

The free one-hour breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. as a way to educate attendees on the impact the SCORES programs. The event will feature entertaining and inspiring student stories.

The breakfast will be hosted by former U.S. Women's National Team player Kristine Lilly.
a lifetime achievement award will be given to Cheryl Gooding.

For more info on the breakfast click here or email Chris Bentson at cbentson@americascores.org.

For more information on the SCORES Cup click here.

Justin A. Rice covers Boston Public school athletics. He can be reached at jrice.globe@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeJustinRice or @BPSspts.

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