Nassau County, NY - May 14, 2015 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that on Saturday, July 18th, 2015 Nassau will be hosting the County’s top high school and adult soccer players to participate in the 5th Annual Nassau County Executive Cup, which will be held at Cantiague Park.
The finest high school boys’ soccer players from around Nassau County will showcase their talents in front of college coaches from the tri-state area. This event will provide high school athletes the opportunity to compete with the best in the county.
This day is essentially a showcase of the stars. 60 Nassau County High School athletes will be competing in the College Showcase Event. These 60 athletes will have endured 4 rigorous tryouts that attracted 274 athletes, to be named one of Nassau County Executive Cup participants.
“Nassau County has some tremendous athletes,” said County Executive Mangano. “I am very proud of these young competitors as they are a true representation of the wonderful athletic programs Nassau County enjoys today. These young stars will have the opportunity to showcase their abilities in front of a myriad of college coaches invited from all over the tri-state area, as they continue their pursuit of playing soccer at the collegiate level.”
With over 3.5 billion fans and thousands of professional clubs spanning the globe, soccer reigns supreme as the world’s most popular sport. While other sports may seem more popular in the US, no other game rivals the excitement, patronage, and competitive spirit that soccer fans enjoy.
“Due to soccer’s close relationship with our beloved Nassau County, I am proud to announce that we will be holding the 5th annual Executive Cup Showcase on Saturday, July 18th, displaying the absolute best soccer talent in Nassau County!” said Mangano.
The 5th Annual Nassau County Executive Cup is organized and executed by andGO Sports, university placement specialists for student-athletes. For more information, click here. We ask for your support and assistance in making this event a success today and in future years to come.
Cantiague Park hosts a variety of local high school and collegiate athletic events, as well as local sports leagues annually. The facility includes two turf fields that can be used for various purposes, such as soccer, lacrosse, and football.