Thistle B2007 team wins second-consecutive NJ President’s Cup

The Kearny Thistle United FC B2007 the Storm Black team won the NJ Youth Soccer President’s State Cup for the second year in a row recently. The team will move on to rep Jersey at the 2023 US Youth Soccer Eastern President’s Cup later this month in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. So far, the team has not lost in 2023, team leaders say. Contributed photo

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