Maddie Vergura, Olivia Wingate and FC Stars DOC head to Holland with GU16 National Team
FC Stars players Maddie Vergura and Olivia Wingate are invited to Holland for the US U-16 (Birth Year 2000) Girls’ National Team training camp which includes three matches, from . One of the matches is against the Netherlands U-17 Women’s National Team. All the matches will be at the KNVB National Training Center in Zeist.
Also participating is FC Stars DOC, Jason Dewhurst, who is part of Head Coach Jaime Frias coaching staff for the trip. Both Vergura and Wingate have been in the pool for the last few years. For Coach Dewhurst he has been in multiple camps and the Netherlands trip is his second trip to Europe with the team, on the heels of the 1st Women’s “Delle Nazioni” Tournament in Gradisca, Italy in April 2016. Both Maddie Vergura and Olivia Wingate also attended the tournament in Italy and Wingate was on the scoresheet in 2 of the games. This age group is in the second year of a two-year cycle before becoming the U-18s and then the U-20s with the goal of playing in the 2020 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup. The players born in 2001 are age-eligible for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.