Four Chivas USA Academy players invited to 2012 Winter Showcase Select Game
CARSON, Calif. (Wednesday, November 21, 2012) – Chivas USA announced today that Youth Academy products Marco “Marky” Delgado, Jake McGuire, Joshua Perez and Alejandro Vergara have been invited to participate in the Academy Select Games at the 2012 Winter Showcase in Bradenton, FL. on Dec. 1. The Winter Showcase Select Games are an important part of the player identification and evaluation process for the Youth National Team program. The Showcase Select Teams are selected by the U.S. Soccer Scouting Network and will be coached by a member of the U.S. Soccer National Team Staff. Delgado and McGuire, both category ’95 players, will see action beginning at 4 p.m. (PT) at Premier Sports Complex – Field 11. Delgado, a 5-foot-9 midfielder and member of Chivas USA’s first team, made his professional debut in MLS on Oct. 3 against Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Canada. McGuire is a 6-foot-3 goalkeeper. Forwards Perez and Vergara – category ’96-‘97 – will be part of the 2 p.m. (PT) match, also at Premier Sports Complex – Field 11.