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Vermont hosts Nordic Cup Soccer Tournament

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ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. -

Get your cleats ready, this weekend is the 16th annual Nordic Cup Soccer Tournament.

About 265 teams are traveling to Vermont from all over New England, New York and Canada. The tournament is a big boost to the economy, bringing in close to $2 million. Organizers say it's a two-day tournament full of opportunity for young players.

"There's a lot of established clubs throughout New England that we've got relationships with. We go to their tournaments, they come to our tournaments, we play against them in regional leagues and so we return each other's clubs and as you can see Nordic Cup is growing and growing," said Jim Goudie of the Nordic Soccer Club.

The games will be held at eight locations throughout Chittenden County, starting Sat., June 15, at 7 a.m. Click here for more information.

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