U.S. Club Soccer will take a boys team of the best players from this fall's id2 Regional Training Camps to the Netherlands and Germany for a 10-day trip next February.
The 18-player id2
squad will play three games against the youth teams of some of Europe's top professional clubs as well as tour the facilities, visit training and attend games of professional teams
"This is a great opportunity for our young players to experience international competition in an environment rich with culture and a population that is completely immersed in the beautiful game,"
said id2 boys director Gerry McKeown
The 2009 program targets boys born in 1996-97 and girls born in 1995-96. 2009 id2 Regional Training Camps: Oct. 1-4
, PDA Soccer Complex in Zarephath, N.J. (boys and girls) Nov. 12-15
, Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas (boys and girls) Dec. 10-13
, Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix (boys only)