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1997 US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Regional Teams compete in Costa Rica

February 24, 2012 12:00 AM
The 1997 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Regional teams are in Costa Rica this week to compete in a round-robin style tournament against four first division women's teams from Costa Rican clubs Alajuela, Saprissa, Arenal Coronado and Cartago.
The trip to Costa Rica is one of the many benefits associated with the playing US Youth Soccer ODP, furthering the experiences of some of the nation's finest youth players while testing their talents in environments typically only found as a member of the national team.


Day 1 - Saturday, Feb. 25
10 a.m. Region IV v Alajuela
10 a.m. Region I   v Saprissa
2 p.m. Region III v Arenal
2 p.m. Region II  v Cartago
Day 2 - Sunday, Feb. 26
10 a.m. Region I v Alajuela
10 a.m. Region IV v Saprissa
2 p.m. Region III v Cartago
2 p.m. Region II  v Arenal
Day 3 - Tuesday, Feb. 28
2 p.m. Region III v Alajuela
6 p.m. Region I  v Arenal
6 p.m. Region IV v Cartago
7 p.m. Region III v Saprissa
Day 4 - Wednesday, Feb. 29  
1 p.m. Region II v Alajuela
4 p.m. Region III v Saprissa
6 p.m. Region IV v Arenal
6 p.m. Region I v Cartago


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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 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



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