Rosters announced for 2011 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional
November 16, 2011 09:00 PM
US Youth Soccer ODP teams compete against U.S. National Teams
Nation's top boys invited for elite competition, player development and identification
US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Rosters 1997 | 1998 | 1998 USNT
Schedules and Results
FRISCO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2011)
– Top national talent will converge on the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., for the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Thanksgiving Interregional. Teams will compete Nov. 25-28. In addition to the 1997 and 1998 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Regional teams, the event will also feature the U.S. Under-14 National Team Blue and Red squads. Of the 36 players named to the two National Teams, 26 are US Youth Soccer ODP players.
Rosters | 2011 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional
Continuing its tradition of elite play, competition and player development, youth from the nation's elite player identification and development program, US Youth Soccer ODP, will train and compete in front of U.S. National Team staff, professional and collegiate coaches to maximize their exposure for selection to the next level of play. More US Youth Soccer ODP players have been called into Youth National Team camps than any other ID program, including 129 of 148 players called into U-14, U-15, U-17 and U-18 camps since September 2011.
US Youth Soccer ODP is the original Olympic development program and the only elite player development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer and Women's Professional Soccer as well as a majority of current and past national and youth team members, as alumni.
For more information on the US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional, including schedules, scores and more, visit USYouthSoccer.org
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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 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.
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