February 6th, Waltham, MA, 2019; On the back of last week’s announcement that the GPS Memorial Day soccer tournament, has been sanctioned by US Soccer as a Development Academy event, we are excited to reveal three of the elite clubs who have who will be attending the largest single weekend event in the country.
La Liga Giants, Valencia CF one of the most successful clubs in Spanish football team will be competing at the 2006 age group with their U13 Boys team. Valencia who are currently sitting in 8th position and in semi-finals of the Copa Del and last 32 of Europa League, boasts a proud history of producing young talent including David Silva (Manchester City), Isco (Real Madrid) and Jordi Alba (FC Barcelona).
Another professional club, this time closer to home, New England Revolution will be participating at the 2006 and 2005 age groups with their Development Academy teams. The Revs are a founding Development Academy member and currently have a number of homegrown players on the current first-team roster most notably Diego Fagundez, Zachary Herivaux and Scott Caldwell.
Additionally, FC Westchester of New York (also DA) will be participating at the U13 and U14 age groups. make the trip. FC Westchester will be bringing two teams to complete.
“Our slogan for GPS Tournaments is ‘Compete with the Elite’ and the addition of these four outstanding clubs helps fulfill this, ensuring that we provide the most competitive soccer tournament for clubs both locally and nationally,” said tournament Director James Hamblin. “We are particularly pleased that Valencia will be attending as this provides our US players the chance to measure themselves against one of Spain’s top youth academies,” said Hamblin.
There is still time to register for the Memorial Day Soccer Tournament, but the window to do so is drawing to a close and will end on March 1st. For more information on the event and to register please click HERE.
You can also email GPS National Tournament Director James Hamblin, firstname.lastname@example.org.