B13 SELECT PREPARE FOR ITALY
The B13 Rush Select is preparing for their trip to Italy to take place in mid-April where thirty of the top players from across Rush, from 10 different clubs, will be joined by the coaching staff of Matt Mittelstaedt of VA, Dan Highstead of PP, Justin Sells of NM and Matt Saul of MI, for a 10 day trip. The visit will take in Milan, Lake Como and Florence and some of the highest level of soccer the players will have experienced
The guys will be playing in the Margine Pro Tournament in Montecatini, that will include the youth academy teams of Juventus, Roma, Empoli, Siena, Fiorentina and Atalanta to name a few. This will be a great test to play against some of the best teams in Europe.
The team will hit the ground running with a trip to the famous San Siro Stadium, home of both Inter and Ac Milan. They will then travel to Lake Como where they will play some friendly matches against local competition to prepare for the big tournament. Whilst in Lake Como they will be able to visit the famous Bellagio area and take in the sites of the town that many of the rich and famous call home.
The group of players that will make up two teams, will also train at Corverciano, the national training center for the Italian Federation, and get to work with some of the Italian National team coaches, as well as visit the museum to take in the World Cup and European Championship trophies.
This will be truly an amazing trip and opportunity for the players that are listed below. You can see the entire itinerary by clicking here.
We will have regular updates on both the Rush Website and the Select Facebook pages.
The 2006 World Cup won by Italy