Recreational, select teams to square off

Tournament offers players of different levels exposure to competition, opportunities

Updated: June 24, 2011, 11:17 AM ET
By Master Tesfatsion | ESPNDallas.com

There will be more at stake than just first-place bragging rights when 60 soccer teams participate in the third annual Copa ESPN this weekend at McInnish Soccer Complex in Carrollton.

Sure, there's a huge team trophy, individual awards and commemorative jerseys for the champions, but the tournament -- which pits the area's best recreational teams against select and classic squads -- gives recreational players the opportunity to be scouted.

"It's about chasing your dream and keep on ...

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