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US Youth Soccer ODP Girls to Participate in Costa Rica International Tournament

February 27, 2008 09:00 PM
 
US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls 1992/1993 regional teams will participate in their first international tournament April 3-12, in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Each of US Youth Soccer's four regions will be sending a team made up of Under-15 and Under-16 players to compete against the U-17 National Teams of Trinidad and Tobago and Costa Rica with a combination of players born in 91, 92 and 93 and the U-20 National Teams of Chile and Honduras with a combination of players born in 89, 90, 91 and 92.
 
The U-20 teams are preparing for the U-20 FIFA Women's World Cup that will be hosted by Chile and the U-17 teams are preparing for the world cup qualifiers.

Rosters for the US Youth Soccer ODP Girls will be announced shortly.

US Youth Soccer ODP Girls
2008 Costa Rica International Tournament
 
Thursday, April 3
Teams arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica
 
Friday, April 4
8:30 – 10:15 a.m.          Region I and Region III – Training at Proy Gol
10:15 a.m. – Noon         Region II and Region IV – Training at Proy Gol
5:15 p.m.                      Opening Ceremony at Inbioparque Amphitheater
6:15 p.m.                      Welcome dinner for all teams
 
Saturday, April 5
10:00 a.m.                    Region II vs. Chile (Proy Gol 1)
10:00 a.m.                    Region III vs. Trinidad & Tobago (Proy Gol 2)
3:00 p.m.                      Region I vs. Costa Rica (Proy Gol 1)
3:00 p.m.                      Region IV vs. Honduras (Proy Gol 2)
4:00 – 5:30 pm.             Region III Training
7:00 p.m.                      Cultural Night and Dinner
 
Sunday, April 6
10:00 a.m.                    Region III vs. Honduras (Proy Gol 1)
10:00 a.m.                    Region II vs. Mexico (Proy Gol 2)
3:00 p.m.                      Region I vs. Chile (Proy Gol 1)
3:00 p.m.                      Region IV vs. Costa Rica (Proy Gol 2)
 
Monday, April 7
Teams depart for San Carlos
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.            Region II and Region IV – Training at Tilajari
4:45 – 6:45 p.m.            Region I and Region III – Training at Tilajari
 
Tuesday, April 8
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.          Region I and Region III – Training at Tilajari
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.        Region II and Region IV – Training at Tilajari
2:15 p.m.                      Canopy Tour
4:45 p.m.                      Hot Springs
 
Wednesday, April 9
Teams depart for San Jose
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.           Region I, Region II and Region III – Training at Proy Gol
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.           Region IV Friendly Game
 
Thursday, April 10
9:45 - 11:45 a.m.          Region III Training
10:00 a.m.                    Region I vs. Trinidad & Tobago (Proy Gol 1)
10:00 a.m.                    Region II vs. Honduras (Proy Gol 2)
3:00 p.m.                      Region III vs. Costa Rica (Proy Gol 1)
3:00 p.m.                      Region IV vs. Chile (Proy Gol 2)
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.            Region I Training
 
Friday, April 11
10:00 a.m.                    Region III vs. Chile (Proy Gol 1)
10:00 a.m.                    Region IV vs. Trinidad & Tobago (Proy Gol 2)
3:00 p.m.                      Region I vs. Honduras (Proy Gol 1)
3:00 p.m.                      Region II vs. Costa Rica (Proy Gol 2)
7:00 p.m.                      Farewell Dinner with Chile, Honduras, Trinidad & Tobago and Costa Rica
 
Saturday, April 12
Teams depart

US Youth Soccer ODP, designed to identify and develop a pool of players from which U.S. National Teams may be selected, is the original ODP program. US Youth Soccer ODP is the only elite player development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer and the former 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.

For more information on US Youth Soccer and US Youth Soccer ODP please visit www.USYouthSoccer.org. 

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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.

Media Request: When referring to the United States Youth Soccer Association, the largest youth sports organization in the United States, please refer to the association only as US Youth Soccer, and never as USYS or USYSA. We appreciate your cooperation.

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.

Media Request: When referring to the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program, the original elite player program in the United States, please refer to the program only as the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program or US Youth Soccer ODP, and never as USYSODP or simply ODP. We appreciate your cooperation.
 

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