Generation adidas Cup

Union Academy competing in Generation adidas Cup Premier Division

The Union Academy kickoff the Generation adidas Cup Friday, taking on New England Revolution Academy in the first game of the group stage. 

The Generation adidas Cup is Major League Soccer's annual elite youth tournament for U-17 academy teams. The tournament focuses on player development and showcases the best teams in the country and the future stars of MLS.

Teams are divided into three regions and participate in two qualifying events per region. The top two teams in each region after both qualifying events will participate against other international sides for the Championship Division title, while the remaining teams will play for the consolation Premier Division title. The Union finished fourth in the qualifying stage, moving the team into the Premier Division. 

The Union will also face-off against Monterry and Chicago Fire. The full group stage table is below.

Date Match Time Field Stream
April 7, 2017 Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution 10:00 AM ET Field 5  
April 7, 2017 Monterrey vs. Chicago Fire 12:15 PM ET Field 8 WATCH
April 9, 2017 Chicago Fire vs. New England Revolution 10:00 AM ET Field 5  
April 9, 2017 Monterrey vs. Philadelphia Union 1:00 PM ET Field 4 WATCH
April 11, 2017 New England Revolution vs. Monterrey 12:15 PM ET Field 8 WATCH
April 11, 2017 Philadelphia Union vs. Chicago Fire 12:15 PM ET Field 5  

To learn more about the Generation adidas Cup, click here.  

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