FC Dallas' Toyota Stadium to host 2014 Generation adidas Under-17 Cup starting April 14
The competition kicked off back in August 2013 with qualifying regional tournaments (East, Central and West) featuring Under-17 teams from all 19 MLS clubs. The top three teams in each region advanced to the "International Tier" of the Generation adidas Under-17 Cup finals.
The "International Tier" participants are grouped as follows:
Group A: New York Red Bulls, Colorado Rapids, Seattle Sounders, Flamengo (Brazil)
Group B: Real Salt Lake, Toronto FC, LA Galaxy, Stoke City (England)
Group C: San Jose Earthquakes, FC Dallas, Philadelphia Union, Chivas Guadalajara (Mexico)
The other MLS Under-17 teams that didn't qualify for the "International Tier," will do battle in the "National Tier" in Frisco: Chicago Fire, Chivas USA, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, Houston Dynamo, Sporting Kansas City, Montreal Impact and Portland Timbers.
New England Revolution and Vancouver Whitecaps FC elected not to participate in the finals, according to the league release.