The Kanga Cup International Youth Football Tournament is currently being held in Canberra from 8-13 July. It is the most prestigious youth soccer tournament of its kind currently operating within Australia and is the largest in the southern hemisphere.
The tournament is open to club, school, association or cimmunity based teams and caters for both boys and girls aged from 11 through to 19 years. To give you an indication of the size of the tournament there are 223 teams competing in the tournament who have come from every state and territory in Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia and Chile.
Three boys from Mildura are representing North Central Victoria (NCV) United in the U15 boys competition. Piers Cresp is a current Sunraysia Academy of Sport athlete and has been in the program for the past two years. George Voliotis and John Roberts are both former Academy athletes.