CLEARWATER – Several Clearwater-area soccer teams recently competed along with 225 other soccer teams from 16 countries at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.
The West Florida Flames W 97 Gold, a local U15 youth soccer team from Clearwater; the Strictly Soccer FC Select, a local U16 youth soccer team from St. Petersburg; and the Strictly Soccer FC Select, a local U17 youth soccer team from St. Petersburg were the local teams to attend. Some of the countries in which other teams were from included Canada, Brazil, Columbia and Venezuela.
Youth soccer teams ages 8 to 18 were given the opportunity through an open registration process to compete in front of thousands of spectators at the sports complex. Video and photos related to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex are available at www.disneysportsnews.com.