ORLANDO – October 22, 2014 – Orlando City SC announced today that the Club will host open tryouts throughout the southeastern United States, providing aspiring professional soccer players in the region with an opportunity to be discovered by Major League Soccer’s 21st club.
The tryout tour will take place in November and December in Charlotte, Tampa and Miami, prior to returning to Orlando for the final session in mid-January.
The tryout tour showcases Orlando City’s efforts to identify potential players in the southeast region, as the Club continues to prepare for its inaugural 2015 MLS season. The Lions’ roster is currently made up of seven players, including global superstar Kaká.
“Over the years, our open tryouts have been successful in discovering talented players such as Yordany Alvarez, who were flying under the radar,” said Orlando City Head Coach Adrian Heath. “Our goal is to find those unknown talents who can help build our squad here in the ‘Soccer Capital of the South.’ ”
Below are additional details:
|Sunday, November 16, 2014||Charlotte||University of North Carolina - Charlotte|
|Saturday, December 6, 2014||Tampa||University of South Florida|
|Saturday, December 13, 2014||Miami||Florida International University|
|Saturday, January 17, 2015||Orlando||Seminole Soccer Complex|
All sessions start at 9:00 a.m. ET.
For more information on player registration procedures, visit www.OrlandoCitySC.com/tryouts.