Surf finishes 19th at Nike Manchester United Premier Cup

It took six games, but the San Diego Surf finally got a win at the 2008 Nike Manchester United Premier Cup in England.

The Surf beat Shizuoka Gakuen of Japan, 2-0, to finish 19th out of 20 teams in the tournament. It had qualified for the finals when it beat South Carolina rival Pateadores, 1-0, in the U.S. finals in Beaverton, Ore., in May.

Other Surf results:

Group Play:
Ansan Boogok 1-3
Willem II  1-2
Right to Dream 0-2
Basel 0-3
Placement Play:
Central United 3-5

Brazil's Fluminense won the tournament with a 2-0 win over Atlas of Guadalajara, Mexico. Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany beat Basel of Switzerland, 4-2, in the third-place games.

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