This is a chance for Elite performers from the tournament to travel to London and train within Tottenham Hotspur’s world-class facilities, receive top level coaching from the Club’s renowned Academy and test themselves against English opposition.
The America Trophy, which has been running since 2012, is run by Elite Tournaments and sees the Club’s Global Coaching team cast their eye over some of the best young players in North America compete in small-sided games.A highlight of this year’s visit was the chance for the young hopefuls to meet Eric Dier, an England international who joined the Club from Sporting Lisbon in August, 2014.The group got to ask the 23-year-old a series of questions on what it takes to be a professional at the highest level, with Eric Dier providing unique insight into his career to date.From this year, the Club and Elite Tournaments will now be taking the America Trophy to Norco, California, in August and College Station, Texas and Orlando, Florida, in December.It gives even more young players across the United States the chance of working with an EPL club with a proven track record of producing young talent in recent years.
The Tottenham Hotspur America Trophy will be taking place at the following dates and locations: Tottenham Hotspur America Trophy- TexasVeterans ParkCollege Station, TXDecember 2-3, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur America Trophy- FloridaSeminole County Sports ComplexOrlando, FLDecember 9-10, 2017
To find out more information about the Tottenham Hotspur America Trophy and how to enter please visit elitetournaments.com/tournament/tottenham-hotspur-america-trophy-florida.
The Tottenham Hotspur America Trophy is one of a number of initiatives the Club has in place as part of its continued efforts to help develop the game at grassroots level in North America.It also works with two Youth Partner Clubs, one in Tallahassee, Florida, the other in El Cerrito, California, that carry the Tottenham Hotspur brand and benefit from having a member of the Global Coaching team overseeing player development.
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