This weekend, the three Academy teams playing in the Development Academy will play two games in two days at Centre Nutrilait. On Saturday, the Impact will face Players Development Academy and on Sunday, Cedar Stars Academy.
On both days, the U15 will play at 10am, the U17 at noon and the U19 at 2:30pm.
The three Impact teams are on a positive stretch. The last time the U15 team lost was on March 18, while the U17 and U19 teams last lost on December 1 last year.
Impact U15 – Seacoast United U15: 2-1 win
Impact U17 – Seacoast United U17: 4-1 win
Impact U19 – Seacoast United U19: 5-0 win
Head to head
Last year, the Impact U18 won 3-2 against both teams, while the U16 team lost 3-2 against Cedar Stars Academy and tied 2-2 against Players Development Academy.
PDA U19: 13-6-0
PDA U17: 8-7-6
PDA U15: 13-6-1
CSA U19: 9-9-3
CSA U17: 8-10-4
CSA U15: 4-14-2
About Players Development Academy
PDA is an academy that’s always part of the elite in the Development Academy. The club is located in Zarephath, New Jersey. If the majority of its players join American universities when they graduate, only a few had of them went on to have a career as a professional player.
About the Cedar Stars Academy
The New Jersey club trains and play its games on the fields of Tinton Falls and Ridgefield Part. The owner, George Altirs, is from Lebanon and his love for his national team, “The Cedars”, is the reason behind the name and identity of this club.
Technical Director Tab Ramos is a legend of American soccer. He is also the U20 US national team head coach. The former Real Betis and MetroStars midfielder took part in three World Cups and was inducted to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2008.