The Richmond Kickers are pleased to announce that their U16 and U18 Academy Teams will face DC United's Academy Teams in two special preseason curtain raiser games. The games are scheduled to take place at RFK Stadium prior to DC United first team matches.
The U18s will compete on Sunday August 19 prior to the D.C. United vs Phildelphia Union game while the U16s will battle on Wednesday August 29 before the D.C. United vs New York Red Bulls.
"The Kickers/DC United Academy preseason games will offer a fantastic learning experience for our players," commented Leigh Cowlishaw, Richmond Kickers Director of Soccer. "On each occasion, the team will travel on the Kickers bus then compete against exceptional opposition while sampling the MLS stadium atmosphere. The day will finish in style when teams will sit together to watch DC United play live."
The Richmond Kickers are searching for the most talented and dedicated soccer players in the state of Virginia to join their 2012-13 cost-free U.S. Soccer Development Academy. Designed for the serious soccer player born 1994-2000, seeking to reach his full potential by playing and training at the highest level, the Kickers Academy is committed to excellence on and off the field, playing with and against the best that U.S. Soccer offers. To be considered for a guaranteed position on the 2012-13 U16 or U18 team, please click HERE to register now.