North Texas ODP Boys To Participate In Copa Rayados Internacional Tournament

The Copa Rayados Internacional, being held Nov. 27-Dec. 1 in San Antonio, will be one of the elite boys international tournaments in the U.S. in 2013.

Not only is CF Monterrey Rayados the sponsoring pro club, but — unlike other pro clubs’ tournaments in the USA — the Rayados’ top youth teams (academy-fuerzas basicas) will actually be competing!

And that’s not all! Twenty of the top Rayados soccer school affiliates from across Mexico and the U.S. will be in attendance, giving our North Texas ODP teams the chance to compete against some of the most skilled youth players in the country!

Some of the participating clubs include:

Monterrey Rayados (MX)
Chivas Guadalajara (MX)
Santos Laguna (MX)
UNAM Pumas (MX)
Correcaminos (MX)
FESA (El Salvador)
North London Elite (CN)
Estudiantes (Aruba)
Houston Dynamo (TX)
Colorado Rapids (CO)
FC Dallas (TX)
Weston Fury (FL)
Vestavia Steamers (AL)
North TX ODP (TX)
Houstonians (TX)
AZ Arsenal (AZ)
Eclipse SC (TX)
Fresno Malibu (CA)
ITESM - Prepa Tec (MX)
Escuelas de Rayados (MX)
Escuelas de Tuzos (MX)
Calor Alto Rendimiento (MX)
Angeles Academia (MX)

In addition to an elite international competition, the Copa Rayados is also a college showcase for the U17 and U19 age groups. Below are some of the college coaches already committed to attending the event for the chance to spy the next great collegiate talent:

University of Alabama-Birmingham
University of Memphis
University of Central Florida
Loyola - Chicago
Drury University
Alderson - Broaddus
Oakland City College
Southwestern College
Bacone College

North Texas will be sending teams from the ‘96, ‘97 and ‘98 age groups, and each team will be guaranteed to play four games. Will you be there? To make plans to attend the 2013 Copa Rayados and cheer for the best in North Texas, visit today!


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