February 7, 2010
LET'S PLAY TWO
U.S. U-17 in Feb. 24 twinbill with full team
CHICAGO -- The U.S. Under-17 Menís National Team will play Mexico at Raymond James Stadium on Feb. 24 as part of a doubleheader that will feature the U.S. Menís National Team against El Salvador Feb. 24. The U-17 match kicks off at 4:15 p.m. ET and fans can follow the game live on ussoccer.comís MatchTracker.
Fans with tickets to the U.S.-El Salvador encounter will also have access to the U-17 match up, with gates opening at 4 p.m. ET.
The U.S. U-17 MNT, led by coach Wilmer Cabrera, is in the early stages of preparation for the 2011 CONCACAF U-17 Championship and 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup. The international match will be the fourth for the new cycle of players, born in 1994 and 1995, and the first since the Nike International Friendlies during the Development Academy Winter Showcase in Phoenix in early December.
The U-17 MNT trains daily at U.S. Soccerís Residency Program, located just south of Tampa in Bradenton, Fla.