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Bainbridge hosts third Island Cup this weekend

Bainbridge Island soccer enthusiasts are gearing up for a busy weekend.

Bainbridge Island Football Club’s third annual Island Cup will take place over the weekend from Friday, Aug. 23 to Sunday, Aug. 25 on various fields across the island.

The tournament is open to Washington Youth Soccer teams, U.S. Club teams, U.S. Youth Soccer teams from around the country as well as youth teams from Canada.

“We’re expecting 70 teams, maybe 72,” said Ian McCallum, the club’s director of coaching. “Plus an additional 3,500 visitors, including coaches, parents and families.”

“We are very interested in volunteers,” he added.

Islanders interested in helping out can visit www.bifc.net/IslandCup for information on how to help and for details about the Island Cup.

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