Dallas Cup Executive Director Gordon Jago continues Super Group announcements with the addition of Mexico’s Under 17 National team that is currently participating in the FIFA U17 World Cup in Nigeria. “With the many Mexican National Team fans in the Dallas Metroplex area it was important that the Dallas Cup provide them an opportunity to see the up and coming stars of Mexico and what better way than to compete against some of the top teams from around the world in the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXI Super Group”.
Sr. Néstor de la Torre, Managing Director of National Teams for the Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación will coordinate the trip to Dallas. “For Mexico, the participation of the U-17 National Team in the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup’s 31st edition will be a great opportunity of preparation for future championships, allowing the team to achieve an optimal level of sportive development. We know the seriousness and tradition of the Dallas Cup as well as the importance of the tournament for the player’s training. So, proudly we accept this invitation, heralding a great success to the Organizing Committee” says de la Torre.
“With the addition of the Mexican Under 17 National team to the Super Group and earlier confirmation from Tottenham Hotspurs (England) the group is starting to take shape” states Tournament Manager Randy Jones. “We will continue to make further announcements on additional Super Group teams as details are finalized. Discussions with top teams from Europe, South America, Central America, Japan and North America continue as we work to complete the Super Group. The Dallas Cup website (www.dallascup.com) will have the latest information as it develops. Check the site frequently for the latest news.”