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2006 James River Cup Announced

January 10, 2006 - USL First Division (USL-1) - Virginia Beach Mariners News Release

Virginia Beach, VA - The Virginia Beach Mariners will host the 9th edition of the James River Cup against the Richmond Kickers at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex on Saturday, April 8th at 7:00 p.m.

The James River Cup has been a local competition between the Richmond Kickers and the Virginia Beach Mariners since 1996. Although the Kickers have won the last seven cups, the Mariners fans will have a chance to see the new team at its best. Mariners' management and coaches look forward to bringing the 2006 James River Cup back to the Virginia Beach Sportsplex.

The April 8th match will be a preview to the Mariners 2006 season which begins on April 22nd against the Toronto Lynx at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. The second game in the series of the James River Cup will be played in Richmond on April 15th.

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