Region III and Region IV won first two games
US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) 1994
Girls are competing this week in the US Youth Soccer ODP 1994 Girls
International Tournament in San Jose, Costa Rica, at the Costa Rica
National Team headquarters, Complejo Deportivo Fedefutbol-amanco, also
known as Proyecto Gol.
The US Youth Soccer ODP regional teams will compete against four teams
from Costa Rica: Arenal Coronado, San Jose, UCEM Alajuela and Heredia.
"Our regional teams are made up of talented players who hope to one day
take the field in a U.S. Women's National Team uniform. In order to
prepare them, we strive to provide them with the best opportunity in
environments that they would experience if chosen to play at the national
level," Ellie Singer, US Youth Soccer ODP Region II administrator, said.
"The United States must compete within CONCACAF - and win - to proceed
into the FIFA Women's World Cup. We believe that the competition and
experience they receive while playing at the International Tournament in
Costa Rica is valuable to attaining both a place on the U.S. Women's
National Team and on the world stage of soccer."
Scores | US Youth Soccer ODP 1994 Girls International Tournament
Saturday, March 28
UCEM Alajuela 6, Region I 0
Arenal Coronado 2, Region II 0
Region III 2, Heredia 0
Region IV 2, San Jose 0
Sunday, March 29
San Jose 3, Region I 0
Region II 2, Heredia 0
Region III 5, Arenal 3
Region IV 1, UCEM Alajuela 0
Upcoming Matches | US Youth Soccer ODP 1994 Girls International
Thursday, April 2
10 a.m. Region I vs. Heredia
3 p.m. Region II vs. UCEM Alajuela
3 p.m. Region III vs. San Jose
10 a.m. Region IV vs. Arenal
Friday, April 3
10 a.m. Region I vs. Arenal
3 p.m. Region II vs. San Jose
3 p.m. Region III vs. UCEM Alajuela
10 a.m. Region IV vs. Heredia
Initially created in 1977 as the US Youth Soccer Select Team Program,
US Youth Soccer ODP
was formed to identify a pool of players in each
age group from which a National Team could be selected for international
competition. A girls program was added in 1985.
The players must try out to qualify for the program's high-level training
from carefully selected and licensed coaches through a series of trials at
their local, State Association and then Regional levels. Those selected
are exposed to the nation's best coaches, trainers and facilities.
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 as well as a majority of current and past national and youth
team members, as alumni. And, with programs in all 55 State Associations
as well as regional and national championships and participation in
international tournaments, US Youth Soccer ODP continues to lead the way.