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SAGU soccer hots Charity CupWaxahachie, Texas — February 19, 2013 — Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) will host the Charity Cup soccer tournament to "Give Poverty a Kick" on March 23-24, 2013. The tournament will raise money for underprivileged children in economically developing nations.

The Charity Cup is a nonprofit organization that uses soccer as a means to reach poverty stricken countries and shows Christianity through healthy competition. The Charity Cup was established in Detroit, Mich., and has been held from coast-to-coast since 1997.

Charity Cup participant Robert Ambrosie said, "This tournament is a great opportunity to meet people from all around the world. Everyone has a heart for missions and wants to make an impact in these children's lives. There is an environment of kindness, but it still has a competitive edge to it."

Registration is $400 per team with a minimum of 10 players and a maximum of 14 players per team. Late registration is $500 a team and begins March 8 at 5 p.m.

Teams can register online at

Charity Cup's ministries include: Orphans 360, medical ministries, Girls of God, Navobi sports club, men's drug and alcohol rehab programs, construction building projects, and Children of Light. The events take place in the Republic of Moldova, Honduras, Romania and the USA. In a typical year, Charity Cup also takes 150-200 volunteers from different countries on mission trips in Moldova, El Salvador and Honduras.

Visit for more information about the tournament, or contact Clem Oancea at 214-868-1794 or

Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927 and now offers more than 60 associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.  

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