AFC Lightning has returned home from their 2017 international Tour!
AFC Lightning has returned home from their 2017 international Tour! AFC Lightning travelled with their U19 boys team and competed in the Dana Cup in Denmark and the Norway Cup in Norway. In both tournaments the team advanced out of the group stages, but lost in the quarterfinals. Off the field the team had some time to explore the city of Hjørring, Denmark as well as Oslo, Norway where they saw the guards change and went to the famous Vigeland Park. One of the tour highlights was that a special guests came to visit the group while playing at the Norway Cup; the US State Department Chief of Mission, Chargé d’Affaires Jim DeHart came to the game and cheered AFC Lightning on to a 1-1 tie. The team posed for photos and presented him with an AFC jersey and an American flag signed by all the Welcome home AFC Lightning!