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Academy Update: Inter Miami CF Academy Hosts Second Edition of Freedom Cup

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Last week from Dec. 14 to 17, the Inter Miami CF Academy presented by Baptist Health proudly carried out the 2023 Freedom Cup. The second edition of the in-house, high-level tournament at the Florida Blue Training Center hosted 13 different academies and encompassed three age brackets: U-12, U-13 and U-14. Additionally, U-16 and U-19 sides were in action through the showcase component of the tournament.

Let’s take a look below at how results shaped up for the different categories throughout the four days of competition at the 2023 Freedom Cup!

In the U-12 category, it was the Inter Miami CF Academy team that were crowned champions after tallying nine points by winning each of its three matchups in the tournament, topping Miami Rush Kendall SC 6-2, Greater Boca YSA SFFA 5-2 and the Barça Academy Pro Miami 7-2.

Moving onto the U-13 category, it was the IMCF Discovery team that went home as the winners after recording eight points through a goalless draw against Orlando City Youth Soccer Orlando City SC and 7-1 and 5-1 wins over Miami Rush Kendall SC and Weston FC, respectively.

Lastly, it was Miami Rush Kendall SC that claimed champions honors in the U-14 category with three wins to total nine points, defeating IMCF 2-1, South Florida Football Academy 1-0 and Athletic Club Miami 1-0.

We appreciate all the coaches, athletes, and parents who came together to make this tournament possible and would like to congratulate everyone involved for a fantastic inaugural Freedom Cup. Make sure to be on the lookout out for the third edition of the Inter Miami CF Freedom Cup in 2024!

For additional coverage of our team, you can follow our academy’s journey online via our Twitter @InterMiamiAcad and Instagram @InterMiamiCFAcademy accounts.