Following a league match last weekend against Vancouver Whitecaps FC academy teams, the Timbers U-16 Academy will begin preparing for the 2016-17 Generation adidas Cup in Frisco, Texas, hosted by FC Dallas.
Placed in Group D in the Premier Division, the Timbers Academy side is grouped with academy teams from D.C. United, Houston Dynamo and Mexican club Tigres UANL. Portland will open the competition against Tigres UANL on Friday, with kickoff set for 9:15 a.m. (Pacific).
|April 7, 2017||Timbers vs. Tigres UANL||9:15 AM PT||Field 5|
|April 9, 2017||Timbers vs. D.C. United||9:15 AM PT||Field 5|
|April 11, 2017||Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo||7:00 AM PT||Field 6|
The 2016-17 GA Cup features top international clubs, including the likes of Spanish giants Real Madrid C.F. and Malaga CF, and Mexican powers Tigres UANL, C.F. Monterrey, C.D. Guadalajara, Pumas UNAM and Club Tijuana. Also competing are Argentine forces C.A. River Plate and Estudiantes de la Plata, Germany’s Eintracht Frankfurt, and rounding out the international contingent are Ecuadorian side Independiente d. Valle, Brazilian club Flamengo and Costa Rica’s Deportivo Saprissa.
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