Monday, July 28 As the ALLSTARS bus pulled up to the Sangoa Football Club complex just outside Beijing the heat was still climbing to its to peak, Beijing was hiding behind a layer of thick smog and the [ … ] Read More
Category Archives: International Tournaments
Day 6 - High 5 All around
Sunday, July 27 As America sat down to eat its evening meal on Sunday a small contingent of its very own were waking ready to the next step in the Beijing Cup Competition. The NJ ALLSTARS being the [ … ] Read More
Day 5 - ALLSTARS hit the sights of Beijing as Soccer gets the day off.
Saturday, July 26 The boys swapped their cleats for walking shoes today. Visiting the only manmade structure visible from space in the Great Wall, local sights the Jade stone works and a Dr Tea’s Tea house, venues from [ … ] Read More
Day 4 - 3 more Goals and 3 Points see the ALLSTARS Top Group A
Friday, July 25 To truly blog today in full would take more than the word count allowed……..and I honestly don’t think I could do today as much justice as the boys have experiences the boys will take from [ … ] Read More
Day 3 - Panizza hits three as the ALLSTARS find their feet in Beijing!
Thursday, July 23 It was pre-game sat around the conference room turned players lounge, coach Donovan was at the whiteboard the players sat intently listening to the final instructions before taking the field to warm-up. They looked focused [ … ] Read More
Day 2 - ALLSTARS fall to Shanghai in Game 1!
Wednesday, July 23 Today saw the official opening of the tournament with all teams gathering at the RDFV Training Facility to be welcomed by dignitaries from the organizing committee and from High School affiliations across Asia. Our [ … ] Read More
The Beijing Cup - Day One…..Acclimatize
Tuesday, July 22 We have been taken very good care of so far here in Beijing. For the coaching staff and referee today has consisted of meetings with various members of the administrative board to gain a further [ … ] Read More
NJ ALLSTARS arrive in Beijing.
Good Evening to all at home in the US, The NJ AllStars arrived in Beijing last night after a long day of travel. Both parent and player groups were met at the airport by their respective guides and [ … ] Read More
NJ AllStars are ready for the Beijing Cup 2014!
The NJ AllStars had their final practice last night at The Delbarton School, led by Coach Donovan. It was a great final preparation for the team focusing on team warm up routine, some functional positional play and set pieces. [ … ] Read More
Baltimore Spring Classic 2014
40 teams from MD and surrounding states came to Howard County, MD to compete in the first Annual Baltimore Spring Classic over the weekend of March 15 - 16, 2014. Despite last minute location changes due to the weather, [ … ] Read More