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Nov, 2013

Bethesda-Olney's U14 at Elite East Coast Academy Event

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by Deb Warsaw
Image: Bethesda-Olney's U14 vs Jacksonville FC

Bethesda, Maryland (USA) ---------Thursday,November 21, 2013--------Bethesda-Olney's U14 traveled to the East Coast based Academy Event at BB&T Soccer Park in Advance, North Carolina to take on two Academy Teams this weekend. Every team on the East Coast was there from Maine to Florida.

In this showcase of talent, Bethesda-Olney U14, played Charlotte Soccer Academy to a close 2-1 loss and won 3-2 versus Jacksonville FC.

Matt Ney Bethesda-Olney's U14 Coach, explained via e-mail:

'It was a chance for the boys to match up against the best from outside our division, and it allows players to showcase themselves and the club in front of US Soccer and their competitors.'

'It also gives the coaching staff an opportunity to evaluate each individual and the team in a new atmosphere, as well as observe the group throughout the weekend to determine who is able to handle the responsibility of a intense and premier event.'

The Bethesda-Olney scorers were: 

U14 Bethesda-Olney Versus Charlotte Soccer Academy FC: Elijah Amo (1)

U14 Bethesda-Olney Versus Jacksonville FC: 
Casimir Zeyvin (2), Josh Zinnegrebe (1)

More than 20 U.S. Soccer Development Academy scouts and technical directors were in attendance. This event gave the players the opportunity to see a different group of competitors. -SEE MORE ABOUT THE GAMES-

For the 2013/2014 Bethesda-Olney Academy U13/14 Player Roster and Schedule, see - HERE -

ABOUT THE US SOCCER DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY: Established in 2007, the U.S. Soccer Development Academy strives to improve the everyday environment for the elite youth player. The Development Academy is a partnership between U.S. Soccer and the top youth clubs around the country to provide the best youth players in the U.S. with an everyday environment designed to produce the next generation of National Team players.

ABOUT BETHESDA SOCCER CLUBis a Premier Travel and Youth Development based in Montgomery County, Maryland, outside Washington DC, with over 30 years of soccer excellence.  Bethesda Soccer Club started as three teams in 1979, competing as the Bethesda Boys Club. Today, they have over 60 boys’ and girls’ teams from ages U-8 through U-19 that compete in various leagues in Maryland, Virginia and Region I. Many of our players have gone on to have successful collegiate or professional careers. The Club philosophy is to develop our players so that they are prepared to compete at the next level. For more information visit: 

ABOUT OBGC, For information, visit: OBGC Soccer (Olney) was formed in 1975 and was incorporated in Maryland in 1981 as a 501(c) (iii) non-profit organization. OBGC Soccer fields travel teams for boys and girls in the National Capital Soccer League (NCSL) and Washington Area Girls Soccer League (WAGS) and Olney/Bethesda Soccer League (OBSL). 

CONTACTS: Jonathon Colton, Bethesda Soccer Club, Director of Coaching Boys; Pete Wood, Director of Coaching Boys, OBGC ;  Deb Warsaw, Bethesda Soccer Club, Marketing / PR,; More information:  Twitter @bethesdascnews  Facebook: Bethesda Soccer Club 

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