Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Yekaterinburg to host Burger King Christmas soccer tournament

In celebration of the New Year, the Ural arena in Yekaterinburg will host the Burger King Christmas Football Tournament next week.

The tournament is open to young athletes ages 15 to 16, or born in 1998. Participating teams will travel to Yekaterinburg from Perm, Izhevsk, Tomsk, Chelyabinsk and Krasnoyarsk to compete. The team with the highest number of points in matches played will be declared the winner.

The New Year tournament starts Monday, Jan. 6 at 12 p.m. with a match between Tomsk and Chelyabinsk. The Yekaterinburg Ural team will play that day at 3:45 p.m. against Krasnoyarsk.

Admission to any of the games in the tournament is free as part of Burger King's sponsorship of the event.