The last two weeks have been busy for the coaching and support staff with multiple training sessions and multiple games. Three squads were in action on Wednesday, with more games last Sunday and more scheduled for this coming Wednesday.
Coaching staff have welcomed the new incoming cohort and pleased with the standard and attitude of the new students over the course of the six games and training sessions to date. Some outstanding performances have been put in from the incoming class. Hugo Barreto-Eames, Christian Munoz, Cristain Arnston, Justin Dvorak,Trevor Lue Chee and Brynn Thompson all gaining notable performance recognition from the coaches after their games.
UDA two squads at Manchester International Football Academy
Coaches noted notable performances from returning David Ryan, James Eddings, Mazin Elhassan as well as excellent leadership from Jayson Phoebus and Hunter Montemayor as they helped the new students find their feet, literally, with their first games in England.
Coach Roberts, soccer program director indicated that the new cohort have proven to be a quality group to date both off field and on field. He is looking forward, as are all the coaches to watch their maturity and development as they move forward within the coming weeks. With the u21 development league just getting underway, the competition will be tight for places as players are evaluated on a week-to-week basis.
Coach Mac giving the UDA team a half time talk