Youth soccer team crowned champs


Long Beach’s soccer club, “Tsunami’s,” were crowned champions at the 2022 LIJSL Long Island Cup.

The team coached by Eric Lind won the championship game against the Babylon Fire 4-2 on June 12th, crowning them the Girls U9 Long Island Junior Soccer League LI Cup (Bronze) Champions.

The competition, one of the largest single-elimination youth soccer tournaments in North America, is held in concurrence with the LIJSL spring season. Nearly 1,300 teams participated in this year's Cup, across both boy's and girl’s teams, in the U9 through U19 age groups.

This year’s LI Cup Finals were hosted at the Half Hollow Hills Soccer Complex, in the Town of Huntington.