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US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region II '88, ’89 and ‘91 Boys Travel to Europe

April 6, 2006 10:00 PM
 

The 2006 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Region II 1988, 1989 and 1991 teams are traveling to Europe to compete against top international youth clubs from April 8-19.

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The US Youth Soccer ODP Region II ODP 1988 team is traveling to Barcelona, Spain, to participate in the Mediterranean International Cup. The US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region II 1989 team is traveling to Bludenz, Austria, to participate in the Europa Jugend Cup. The US Youth Soccer ODP Region II 1991 team is traveling to Biella, Italy, to participate in the Trofeo dell’Amicizia.

The 17-man rosters were selected from recent US Youth Soccer ODP Regional team player performances at several US Youth Soccer ODP events across the nation.

US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region II 1988 Team

 

Name

Hometown

Club Team

Eric Scott Staver

Portage, MI

Vardar III

Nicholas Elias Tsipis

Perry, OH

Cleveland Soccer Academy

Andrew Stephen Adlard

New Berlin, WI

Brookfield U-18 Red

Benjamin Ross Burton

St. Louis Park, MN

Wings National

Patrick Joseph Coleman

Chagrin Falls, OH

Internationals SC

Luke Edward Gorczyca

Overland Park, KS

KC Legends

Jesse David Henderson

West Bloomfield, MI

Vardar III

Brandon Louis Miller

Vadnais Heights, MN

Eagan

Paraskevas Pantazopoulos

Arlington Heights, IL

Chicago Magic

Zachary Joel Reyes

Holly, MI

Vardar III

Gregory Thomas Rosenthal

St. Paul, MN

Bangu

Michael Drew Thomas

Olathe, KS

KC Legends

Zachary A. Tierney

Wildwood, MO

Lou Fusz

Stanley Marcelle Travis, Jr.

La Vista, NE

NFC Real

Kenneth A. Walker

Wickliffe, OH

Cleveland Soccer Academy

Jeremy Daniel Warman

Liberty, MO

KC Pace

Charles Watts

Ann Arbor, MI

Vardar III

 

 

 

US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region II 1989 Team

 

Name

Hometown

Club Team

Jeremy Clark

Sterling Heights, MI

Vardar Stars

Matthew Walker

Grand Blanc, MI

Vardar Stars

Troy Blewitt

Carmel, IN

Carmel United Cosmos

Brice Carr

Mequon, WI

FC Milwaukee

Matthew Cebula

Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Valley River Rats

Andrew Duran

Mokena, IL

Chicago Magic

Patrick Gibson

Westerville, OH

Blast FC

Coleton Henning

Shawnee, KS

KCFC Aliance

Isai Lemus

Chicago, IL

Chicago Sockers

Ben Lunka

Waite Hill, OH

Cleveland Soccer Association

Aaron Nichols

Woodstock, IL

Chicago Magic

Luke Norman

Rochester, MI

Vardar Stars

Lance Rozeboom

Walker, IA

Cedar River Soccer Association

Tucker Sindlinger

Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar River Soccer Association

Ben Sippola

Mahtomedi, MN

Bangu Tsunami

Joshua Thiermann

Stoughton, WI

Madison Stars

Spencer Thompson

Shelby Township, MI

Vardar Stars

 

 

 

US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region II 1991 Team

 

Name

Hometown

Club Team

Andre Bezerra

Troy, MI

Vardarstars

Keegan Gunderson

Circle Pines, MN

Wings Soccer Club

Bobby Adkins

Shelby Twp., MI

Vardarstars

Chad Barson

Lewis Center, OH

Ohio FC Mutiny

Ian Christianson

Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar River Soccer

Michael Cunningham

Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

Vardarstars

Joshua Gonyea

Sterling Heights, MI

Vardarstars

Kyle Hyland

Bay Village, OH

Cleveland Cobras

Brian Klemczak

Livonia, MI

Michigan Wolves

Jesse Ortiz Jr.

Aurora, IL

Chicago Magic Soccer Club

Harrison Petts

Zionsville, IL

Chicago Magic Soccer Club

Charles Renken

Edwardsville, MO

Scott Gallagher

Hamoody Saad

Dearborn, MI

Michigan Wolves

Soony Saad

Dearborn, MI

Michigan Wolves

Kofi Sarkodie

Huber Heights, OH

Ohio FC Mutiny

Harrison Shipp

Lake Forest, IL

Chicago Wind Nationals

David Yang

Ann Arbor, MI

Michigan Wolves

In addition to the training and competition the trip offers, the US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region II 1988 team will be able to watch two LIGA Matches during their trip. On Sunday, April 9, they will see Espanyol vs. Athletico Madrid and on April 15, they will watch Barcelona vs. Villarreal after their fourth day of the tournament.

Prior to the Europa Jugend Cup, the US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region II 1989 team will play the Bavaria Regional Team in a friendly match.

Also, prior to the Trofeo dell’Amicizia, the US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Region II 1991 team will play Chievo Verone and Vincenza.

In addition to playing soccer, the '88 team will tour Barcelona and tour the walled city of Girona. The '89 team will tour Munich, visit the Dachau historical site and spend a day in Salzburg, Austria. The '91 team will tour Milan, Gerona and Venice.

Doug Ferner, Colin Givens, Peri Marisevic and Casey Townsend were pulled from the trip by the U.S. Soccer U-17 National Team in preparation for an April 20-29 Slovakia event.

Europa Jugend Cup, Bludenz, Austria
Bayern Munich, Germany
VFB Stuttgart, Germany
Sparta Prague, Czech Republic
Dinamo Zagreb, Crotia
Voralberg Select, Austria
Turkey Select Team
Manhester United, England
US Youth Soccer ODP Region II

Trofeo dell’Amicizia, Biella, Italy
ADO Den Haag, Netherlands
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Academia Moscow, Russia
Torino, Italy
Libertas San Biagio, Italy
Arminia Bielefeld, Germany
Biellese, Italy
Lazio, Italy
Cossatese, Italy
US Youth Soccer ODP Region II

Mediterranean International Cup, Barcelona, Spain
Brazil Nationa Team
FC Kryliya Sovetov, Russia
AS Pepinere, Cameroon
Thomas Rotherham, England
Rotherham Academy, England
Shelbourne FC, Ireland
Real Madrid, Spain
Valencia CF, Spain
RCD Espanyol, Spain
US Youth Soccer ODP Region II

US Youth Soccer ODP was designed to identify and develop a pool of the highest caliber players on a continuing and consistent basis, from which the U.S. National Teams may be selected. US Youth Soccer ODP is the only elite player development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer and Women's United Soccer Association, as well as a majority of current and past national and youth team members, as alumni. And, with programs in all 55 State Associations as well as regional and national championships and participation in international tournaments, US Youth Soccer ODP continues to lead the way in elite player identification and development.

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About US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) - US Youth Soccer ODP, established in 1977, is the original Olympic development program in the United States. Formed to identify a pool of players in each age group from which a National Team could be selected for international competition, selected players are exposed to the nation's top coaches from collegiate institutions, U.S. Soccer and the professional leagues. Programs exist in each state and with competitions such as the US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships, Interregional Training/Competition, Regional Camps and International play. US Youth Soccer ODP continues to lead the way in elite player identification and development. US Youth Soccer ODP is an approved program of the U.S. Soccer Federation.

About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) - US Youth Soccer - The Game for ALL Kids!® is the largest youth sports organization in the country and largest member of the United States Soccer Federation, the governing body of soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer registers more than 3.2 million players annually, ages 5 to 19, and over 900,000 administrators, coaches and volunteers in 55 member state associations. US Youth Soccer programs provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visit www.USYouthSoccer.org.

 

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