Next Tuesday night at 7 p.m. CT, the U.S. U-17 National Team will take on our KCW Reserves (Swope Park Rangers) on Field 3 (the turf field) at our Swope Park Training Center. The general public is welcome to attend, and Peter Vermes will be speaking to area soccer coaches before the match starts at 6:30 p.m. CT. We played the U-17's in preseason this year. See the first-half recap and the second-half recap of a game we won 7-0.
The youngsters are preparing for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup in Nigeria, where they are in a group with Spain, Malawi and the United Arab Emirates. Check out the USA's schedule of games that kicks off October 26 with a showdown against Spain. For more on the tournament, visit the official event page at FIFA.com.