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Xoloitzcuintles open competition vs. Borussia Dortmund

Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles continues to expand its international reach. This time it will do it participating in the second annual Under-19 International Silverlakes Cup to be held in Norco, Calif.


The Xoloitzcuintles Under-19 squad opens its competition schedule Wednesday July 25 with a match against BorussiaDortmund. Club Tijuana is in Group B where it will also face Real Salt Lake of Major League Soccer. The second group match for Club Tijuana is against Stuttgart Thursday July 26. It will then face Real Salt Lake Saturday July 28.


Matches will be played at Silverlakes world class 132-acre facility. More than 250 clubs from the western region participated last summer. The showcase is slated to have hundreds of colleges and university coaches and recruiters present to keep close eyes on potential boys and girls college players.


Club Tijuana is in the top category, the international group, which includes Borussia Dortmund, Hertha BSC Berlin, Real Salt Lake, Atlas, LA Galaxy, Stuttgart and Real So Cal.


Photos: Saul Tovar