Waltham, MA, 13th February, 2017; The inaugural GPS FC Bayern National Team Camp concluded yesterday in Rock Hill, South Carolina. 148 players from 17 states, Puerto Rico and Canada on Rock Hill participated in the camp at the renowned Manchester Meadows complex.
Boys and Girls in the 2000, 2001 and 2002 age groups followed an intensive itinerary involving three training sessions, showcase games and classroom workshops.
The players in attendance were being evaluated for selection to participate the Dana Cup (Denmark) , Super NI Cup (Northern Ireland) and the Surf Cup (San Diego) this upcoming summer. The camp followed the FC Bayern Showcase held last month for 03 and 04 players in Riverside, California.
Additionally, 10 boys were selected to form Team USA at this May's FC Bayern Youth Cup in Munich. The Youth Cup is an international soccer tournament that concludes with a finals event at the Allianz Arena, home of FC Bayern. GPS has represented the USA for the last two years. Thomas Doellner (FC Bayern Junior Teams Coach) oversaw the selection process which saw the following players selected:
William Boyes - Penn Fusion, GK
Cole Fernandez - GPS Canada
William Jolly - GPS Carolina
Mark Keiffer - GPS NH
James Michielli - GPS MA
Cristian Otero - GPS PR
Naithen Palmer - GPS Canada
Vladimir Segura - GPS Florida West
Cj Takatch - GPS NY/RFC
Zinho Ballish Regueiro - GPS Carolina
"This was a fantastic opportunity for our players and staff to come together in one location at a fantastic facility," said GPS Director of Coaching Peter Bradley. "The National team program continues to develop and we are proud of the addition of two unique identification events so far this year in the FC Bayern Showcase and The GPS FC Bayern National team camp," said Bradley.
If you would like more information regarding our GPS FC Bayern National Team Camp or our FC Bayern Affiliate program, please contact Tommaso Trevisan at firstname.lastname@example.org.