Hoboken unveils new soccer mini pitches

HOBOKEN — City officials, county officials, the US Soccer Foundation, and the New York Red Bulls unveiled two new mini soccer pitches on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
The soccer play spaces are located under the 14th Street Viaduct between Adams and Jefferson streets.
“These soccer pitches are the latest new recreation facilities in our city and will support over 1,000 children in our soccer programs and our active adult community,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer. “I thank the U.S. Soccer Foundation, New York Red Bulls, and Hudson County for their partnership on this project.”
After speeches from officials, a ceremonial first kick took place to officially open the pitch with executives and local dignitaries, along with New York Red Bulls players.
Following the official dedication, local youth from Hoboken City Futbol Club participated in a scrimmage on the new pitch.
Watch for more in this weekend’s newspaper.

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