2023.06.27press release


Limited Spots Available for Keiki Ages Four to 13
to Learn from Professional Soccer Players and Coaches

HONOLULU – Back by popular demand, Pacific Rim Cup is bringing back world-class professional soccer to Hawaii with its keiki soccer clinic this summer. Hundreds of keiki soccer players and enthusiasts will have a chance to be trained by professional players from around the world at the Pacific Rim Cup 2023 Keiki Soccer Clinic on August 5 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex. Pacific Rim Cup, organizer of the professional games last held at Aloha Stadium in 2019, is bringing back the popular soccer clinic after a successful return last year.

“Last year, we received more than 700 registrants in just 48 hours vying for just 300 spots, which speaks volumes for the demand and interest for a world-class and professional soccer presence in the Hawaiian Islands,” said Takehiko Nakamura, President & CEO of Blue United Corporation, the organizer of Pacific Rim Cup. “We didn’t have to think twice about bringing this back for Hawaii’s keiki, as this is a step towards bringing back the professional tournament games in the near future.”

Confirmed coaches include a mix of former professional players including Hawaii’s Kenji Treschuk and Japan’s Takuya Yamada. Additional coaches will be announced at a later time.


8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. / 4 – 7 / Fields 5 and 7

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. / 8 – 10 / Fields 5 and 7

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. / 11 – 13 / Fields 5 and 7

Registration for the Keiki Soccer Clinic is available from July 5-14 online at www.pacificrimcup.com. The clinic costs $25 per child and includes a complimentary Pacific Rim Cup t-shirt. All children ages four through 13 are welcome. Space is limited and participants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis.

About Blue United Corp.
Blue skies and blue seas have no borders. Blue United strives to combine Japanese spirit and Western learning while utilizing the “B.L.U.E. Concept” to unify the sport of soccer globally. Our vision is to contribute to Japanese sports business development and globalization to make it one of the top industries in the world. Founded in 2015, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in Tokyo and Kanagawa. For further corporate information please visit www.blueutd.com.

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