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Region 1 Boys ODP International Tour Successes

The 2000 and 1999 Region 1 Boys ODP teams just returned from successful tournament play in Italy and Spain respectively. 


The 2000 claimed 3rd place in the Citta Di Porino Tourino” with a 1-0 win over Gothenburg of Sweden.  The team narrowly missed playing in the final as they tied Toronto FC Academy 1-1 in the semis. Toronto advanced on PKs. Vojvodina of Serbia won the tournament with a 1-0 victory over TFC.  The tournament MVP was given to Region 1’s Andrew Rodgers from Virginia  who led Region 1 to a 3-1-1 record. 


The 99 team finished in the top 8 out of 52 in the MIC Cup in Barcelona.  In the quarterfinals Region 1 lost to the eventual champion Aspire Academy. Aspire is part of the academy system being funded to develop and find players for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.  Former US National Coach Bora Milutinovic was there as a consultant to Aspire. 

The 99s lost their opening match against Girona of Spain and then won 4 straight before the quarter final defeat.  Matt Sloan of E NY and Seraphen Ira du kunda of VT lead the team with 2 goals each in the tournament as the team went 4-2 overall. 


The U-14; 17 and 18 teams will be heading to Italy, Germany and France to round out the international tour portion of Region 1’s Olympic Development Program. 

U11/U12 GODP Academy Camp- 6/12/15-6/14/15

The GODP U11/U12 Academy weekend scheduled for June in Hershey, PA has been cancelled.


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