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CHULA VISTA- Club Tijuana’s Xolos Academy FC had more to celebrate than Thanksgiving.

The Xoloitzcuintles Under-13 team clinched the San Diego Thanksgiving Cup played November 28 and 29. The academy team beat Matrix Tierra Santa 4-0 in the title match Nov. 29 at Chula Vista Community Park.


Coach Luis Guerra’s team finished the tournament unbeaten while outscoring its opponents 18-1 in the competitive field.


The Xolos Academy FC team started out fast with a 4-0 win against Trinity FC, then a 6-1 win against Tierra Santa, the same team it beat in the final. The Xoloitzcuintles Under-13 finished group play with a 4-0 win against Encinitas Express, earning the last three points in the standings, finishing with nine.


The Under-13 team showed precision and chemistry on the field throughout these matches, playing a fluid brand of soccer that ultimately led to the championship run.


The team thanks its players, coaches and parents for the support. GO XOLOS!!