Juventus Selected for USDA Academy
The U.S. Soccer Development Academy selected Juventus as a USDA club. This is the highest level youth soccer league in the nation and its parent organization manages the US national soccer teams (e.g., for World Cup). Players interested in the new Juventus Academy Teams should register for June Tryouts.
Academy Team Updates
City – A
historic day for the Juventus SC Academy as all three age groups achieved
victory against the San Jose Earthquakes Academy.
with the under-14’s game, the Juventus U14’s played a hard fought match against
a very good rival and emerged victorious with a 1-0 victory. The match was back
and forth throughout the game as Juventus sought to break down the Earthquake’s
stubborn defense but with no avail. Finally, in the 57th minute, off
a corner kick set piece, CB Tyler Goloubef broke free of his man and connected
on the cross to give the home team the lead. Juventus had a couple more chances
but were denied by the Earthquake’s GK.
The final whistle blew and Juventus earned a well-deserved win. The
Juventus U-14s are now undefeated since November of 2014, a span of 15 games.
Juventus under 16’s and under-18’s both played their games at Cañada College
starting with the under-18s game. In the
under-16s game, Juventus opened the scoring in the 48th minute with
a goal from Daniel Aguirre. Only five
minutes later, the Earthquakes forward found the back of the net to tie the
game for the visiting side. The game remained tied until the 70th
minute when Juventus midfielder Enzo Gomez scored what turned out to be the
game winner against the third place San Jose Earthquakes. A 2-1 victory and Juventus under-16’s improve
to 12-13-4 and move up to 6th place in the Northwest Division of the
Western Conference of the Development League.
played first, the Juventus under-18s set the tone for the day with a similar
score of 2-1. Alfredo Tinoco opened up
the scoring in the 26th minute and game Juventus the early lead. The
game remained tied until the second half when the Earthquakes managed an
equalizer in the 60th minute. Yet the home side was not to be denied
as Forward Agustine Williams found the game winner 6 minutes later and Juventus
held on for the victory. The Juventus
under-18s improve to 4-24-1
Juventus U14’s return to action next Saturday May 16 at 11:30 AM in Marlin Park
vs. San Mateo County Star.
The Juventus U16’s and U18’s have a bye but
return to the field against San Diego Nomads on May 23 starting with the U18’s
at 2 PM and the U16’s at 4:30 PM. Both games will be at Cañada College.