Quakes U16 Academy duo selected for Generation adidas ESP Showcase in Portland

Kaya Fabretti and Ivan Valencia are among 54 players selected from MLS Academies for the 2014 Generation adidas Elite Soccer Program (ESP) Showcase in Portland, Oregon from July 31 through August 5th. 

Held in conjunction with the MLS All-Star game, the Generation adidas ESP Showcase is a week-long gathering of MLS Academy talent. The 54 players will be divided into three teams (East, Central and West) and will compete in a round robin tournament along with FC Bayern Munich's U16 Academy Team. 

Schedule of Events

  • Thursday, July 31 - Generation adidas youth all-star training
  • Friday, August 1 - Match day 1
  • Tuesday, August 2 - Generation adidas youth all-star training
  • Wednesday, August 3 - Match day 2
  • Thursday, August 4 - Generation adidas youth all-star training
  • Friday, August 5 - Match day 3

The opening two games on match day 1 will be held at Providence Park, home of the Portland Timbers and the 2014 MLS All-Star Game (Aug. 6 on ESPN2 and UniMas). All remaining matches will take place at Tualatin Hills Rec Center.


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