Nash Popovic and Willie Maddox, also members of the Vardar 16 Academy Team, will be part of the Academy Select Game to be held Dec. 14 at 6 PM during the Academy Showcase in Brandenton. Academy technical advisors and youth national team coaches will be coaching a select group of 1998s in a stand alone game. The selected players were chosen based on scouting and talent evaluations from games and training centers.
In Addition, Michael Wetungu, member of the Vardar 16 Academy Team, has been invited to the U-17 Men's National Team Roster which will be featured in games at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Showcase to be held Dec. 7-14 in Bradenton, FL. Michael will be lodged with the U-17 team at the IMG Academies and will play in three select games during the USSDA Showcase. He will be part of the national squad for games against Solar Chelsea on Dec. 11, PA Classics on Dec. 12 and New England Revolution on Dec. 14.
Best of luck to our Vardar Boys as they head to Florida!