Welcome Club America and Aalborg BK U19’s
DALLAS, Texas – We are pleased to announce the Danish Superliga Club, Aalborg BK participation in the 2013 Dr Pepper Dallas Cup. Aalborg BK marks the return of a 12 year absence of a club from Denmark to the Dallas Cup. Aalborg BK U19 team will compete in the Gordon Jago Super Group and a second team in the U17 age group.
Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXIV and Nike Inc. are pleased to announce Club América has also accepted the invitation to participate in the 2013 Gordon Jago Super Group. Club América is one of the most successful clubs in Mexico with 14 league Championships. The Club América Sub-20 squad has won the last 3 league titles. After a 13 year absence from the Dallas Cup, Club América Sub-20 Squad joins Fulham FC (England), Fluminense (Brazil); Coritiba FC (Brazil), Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany); Aalborg BK (Denmark) and Tigres UANL (Mexico) in the Gordon Jago Super Group with more announcements to come.
“We are thrilled that Club America has accepted our invitation to participate in the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup,” said Dallas Cup Executive Director Andy Swift. “With one of the biggest fan bases in all of North, Central, and South America, Las Aguilas’ participation in the Gordon Jago Super Group will add another level of passion and excitement to the tournament.”
Jacob Friis, Aalbork BK U19 Trainer: “We are very pleased and happy to be participating for the first time in Dallas Cup with our U17 and U19 team. Furthermore we are extremely happy to be in the Super Group, where our talents will meet other teams with a very high level. This will help each of the players in the process of becoming a professional football player. Our club has within the last years had great success with implementing our young players into our first team in the best Danish League. With our participation in the Super Group, we have created an even better environment for our young talents.”
About Aalborg BK: Aalborg Boldspilklub was founded in 1902 and been a part of the current Danish 1st division since 1991. They’ve won the Danish Superliga three times, most recently in 2008, and reached the UEFA Champions League group stage on two occasions. Aalborg marks the first Danish club to join the Gordon Jago Super Group since 2000. Visit www.aabsport.dk for the latest news
About Club América: Club América founded in 1916 is a Mexican Club based in Mexico City. Nickname "Las Aguilas" AKA the Eagles, Club America plays their home games at the famous Estadio Azteca. Known as one of the most popular clubs in Mexico, Las Aquilas is one half of El Súper Clásico with their long rivals CD Guadalajara. Visit www.clubamerica.com.mx for the latest news
Dr Pepper Dallas Cup is considered one of the most prestigious international youth tournaments in the world, celebrating its 34th year in 2013. Dallas Cup contains seven age groups from U13 to U19 level and entertains on average more than 160,000 spectators during the week. Since its inception in 1980, Dallas Cup has played host to teams and referees from over 45 states, 100 countries and 6 continents. Visit www.dallascup.comfor the latest news
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