Alianza de Futbol, the largest and most prestigious amateur soccer organization in the United States, and Philadelphia Union today announced a collaboration at the September 4-5 tour stop that will allow the MLS club to engage with the Hispanic youth soccer community in the area.
Alianza de Futbol will visit Philadelphia for the first time on September 4-5 at United Sports Complex, where players can register for free and play in front of Philadelphia Union Academy scouts. Registrations are open for the U-15, U-17, U-21, and Women’s (2000-2006) categories. Players wishing to participate can register for free through alianzadefutbol.com.
As part of its projects and activities, Alianza de Futbol has in Allstate Sueño Alianza the most recognized scouting program in the United States, of which more than 30 players have achieved the dream of becoming professional players. The best players from the city will also receive the opportunity to participate in the Allstate Sueño Alianza National Showcase.
"This is a great showcase for the team, and thanks to Alianza de Futbol we have the opportunity to engage the Hispanic youth soccer community in the area," said Tommy Wilson, Director of Academy and Professional Development, Philadelphia Union. “We are looking forward to working with Alianza for years to come and we are very happy to finally have an event in the city.”
“Philadelphia Union is one of the MLS teams that is developing the best youth talent in the country,” said Joaquín Escoto, Executive Vice President of For Soccer Ventures, owner of Alianza de Futbol. "We are very excited to have the opportunity to work together in benefit of the Hispanic community and create more access for the most talented players”.
Players wishing to participate can register through alianzadefutbol.com.