It's a local spin-off of the popular World Cup.

Three years ago the Redeemer Church in Utica started the Redeemer Cup, dubbed Utica's International Soccer Tournament featuring 16 teams who represent Utica's diverse cultures.

Pastor Rich Andrew joined Sports Watch this week for a preview of this weekend's celebration of sport, culture and competition:

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Ray and I even got to pose with the Cup!