ALSO ON SLAM!
Thursday, August 3, 2000
Canada's Under-17 to face U.S. counterpartsOTTAWA (CSA) -- Canada's Men's Under-17 team head coach Otmane Ibrir and the Canadian Soccer Association today released the 24-player roster which will participate in a seven-day camp in St-Jacques, Quebec from August 3-9.
Following the camp, 18 players will be selected for a two-day mini camp in Oneonta, New York on August 10-11. The squad will then play in the annual National Soccer Hall of Fame Game against the United States on August 12 at Elmore Field on the Hartwick College Campus in Oneonta (kick-off 7:30 p.m.).
Oneonta, NY is the home of the National Soccer Hall of Fame and is only 20 minutes from Cooperstown, NY, site of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The Under-17 Football Confederation Qualifying Tournaments for the 2001 FIFA Under-17 World Championships will take place in the United States from April 18-22, 2001 and May 2-6, 2001 in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The winners of each tournament and the host country will earn berths to the 2001 FIFA Under-17 World Championships in Trinidad and Tobago.