12.2 Winter Cup Preview

ACADEMY: Boys and Girls Prepare for DA Winter Cup

FRISCO, Texas- The Girls Academy U-19s, U-17s, U-16s and U-15s as well as the Boys U-19s, and U-17s will head to Lakewood Ranch, Florida this week to compete in the DA Winter Cup. The DA Winter Cup will take place December 4th-8th for the Boys teams, and December 9-14th for the Girls teams. 

If the teams win their brackets they will head to the DA Cup Knockout Rounds in late April/Early May. The Girls teams were broken up into groups where they compete against Solar Soccer Club, Legends FC, and SPORTING Blue Valley to get their rankings and leading up to the tournament. This is the first year of the Girls Academy having a cup competition since the program launched in 2017. 

Date Game Result
Dec. 9  FC Dallas U-15 vs. Albion SC U-15 --
Dec. 10 FC Dallas U-16 vs. IMG Academy U-16 --
Dec. 10 FC Dallas U-17 vs. SC Del Sol U-17 --
Dec. 11 FC Dallas U-15 vs. Charlotte Soccer Academy U-15 --
Dec. 11 FC Dallas U-17 vs. Tophat U-17  --
Dec. 11 FC Dallas U-19 vs. United Soccer Alliance U-19 --
Dec. 12 FC Dallas U-15 vs. San Jose Earthquakes U-15 --
Dec. 12 FC Dallas U-16 vs. SC Del Sol U-16  --
Dec. 13 FC Dallas U-16 vs. FC Virginia U-16  --
Dec. 13 FC Dallas U-17 vs. Michigan Jaguars U-17 --
Dec. 13 FC Dallas U-19 vs. Beach Futbol Club U-19 --
Dec. 14 FC Dallas U-19 vs. Midwest United FC U-19 --

The Boys U-19s and U-17s will compete this week in hopes of advancing to the spring round of the cup as well. The U-19s are currently ranked number 1 in their group and will face Charlotte Independence, Nomads SC, and the LA Galaxy Academy teams while in Florida. The U-17s currently sit at second in their group, and will face FC Golden State, Vardar and the Philadelphia Union teams in this round of the cup. 

Date Game Result
Dec. 4  FC Dallas U-19 vs. Charlotte Independence U-19 W, 4-1
Dec. 5 FC Dallas U-19 vs. Nomads SC U-19 W, 3-0
Dec. 5  FC Dallas U-17 vs. FC Golden State U-17 L, 1-2
Dec. 6  FC Dallas U-17 vs. Vardar U-17 W, 2-1
Dec. 7 FC Dallas U-19 vs. LA Galaxy U-19 D, 2-2
Dec. 8 FC Dallas U-17 vs. Philadelphia Union U-17 L, 0-1

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