Volume 78 - Number 37 / February 11 - 17, 2009
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933
Front row, from left, Xander Watt, Jacob Juca, Erica Lazo-Alvarado, Jason Alvarado, Garrett Ramos and Sacha Weiss. Back row, from left, Michael Maffezzoli, Magnus von Ziegesar, Omar Baddeley and Ian DiPietro. Missing is Coach Ivan Perez.
DUSC U8’s are great at tourney at Soccer Coliseum
The Downtown United Soccer Club Eight-years-old-and-under (U8) Botafogo team came in first place at the Soccer Coliseum at the Teaneck Armory Tournament on Sat., Jan. 17. The DUSC squad defeated club teams from Ramapo Valley, 6-0, and Armonk, 8-0, tied Silver Lake Horizon, 3-3, won their semifinal over Fort Lee, 2-0, and then knocked off the Hackensack Royals in the final, 4-2. The DUSC team takes its name from one of the most storied Rio de Janeiro soccer teams.