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Blanco boys see Windy City
July 30th, 2008 2:47PM



Cuauhtemoc Blanco, the Chicago Fire's Mexican star, paid for 18 players from his Academia Cuauhtemoc Blanco in Mexico City to travel to Chicago, where it competed in the 2008 World Sport Chicago International Cup.

Nigeria's 36 Academy edged three-time champion  Hamburg to win the under-15 tournament. Academia Cuauhtemoc Blanco fell 6-1, 6-0 and 5-0.

The tournament was organized by World Sport Chicago as part of the city's 2016 Olympic bid.

Day 1

Illinois ODP Select 1 Sockers FC 1
36 Lion Academy 5 Chicago Fire 0
Hamburg 2 U.S. U-15 national team  0
U.S. U-15 national team 6 Academia Cuauhtemoc Blanco 1

Day 2
U.S. U-15 national team 2  Illinois ODP Select 2
U.S. U-15 national team 2 Chicago Fire 2
36 Lion Academy 6 Academia Cuauhtemoc Blanco 0
Hamburg 2 Sockers FC 1

Day 3
Sockers FC 2 U.S. U-15 national team 0
36 Lion Academy 1 U.S. U-15 national team 0
Illinois ODP 0 Hamburg 0
Chicago Fire 5 Academia Cuauhtemoc Blanco 0

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