Feb 8, 2012

Chesterfield UFC players selected to international and showcase teams

Chesterfield United Football Club in Richmond, VA has had multiple players from their youth teams selected to participate in prestigious international tournaments and an elite women's showcase.

JoJo Taylor and Jackie Zerull invited to participate in the Puma Elite Women's Showcase held in July
Puma has informed Chesterfield FC that two of their very talented young women, JoJo Taylor and Jackie Zerull, were selected to participate in the Puma Elite Women’s Showcase held in July.  This showcase is for the top 100 rising sophomores and juniors in the country. Read more about the event here: ( http://www.puma.com/football/news/2012-puma-womens-elite-showcase-dates-announced  ) 


Hector Rivera chosen to play in the 32nd Annual Torneio Internacional in Lisbon, Portugal
Chesterfield FC U14 player Hector Rivera will travel to Lisbon, Portugal April 3-9th to participate with a group of players hand selected from throughout the country to participate in the 32nd Annual Torneio Internacional De Futebal held in Lisbon, Portugal.
“Hector really deserves this opportunity as he has dedicated himself to becoming the very best player that he can be. He is a great role model for all of our players at the club as he is always putting extra work in to become better. As a club we are very proud of him for this achievement and we look forward to sharing his experiences abroad with all of our players” Matt Lacey, Director of Player Development.

Miles Rapp selected on 97B VA State Team travelling to France
For the second time in as many years Chesterfield United is sending a player on an overseas trip with VA State ODP. This year Miles Rapp was selected to go with the 97 Boys to France in early April.  
"I think Miles has made the most of training and practicing on his own this year.  He is starting to reap the benefits of his hard work and I couldn’t be happier for him."- Pat McStay, U15 Puma Boys coach and Director of Operations.

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