December 17, 2011
Italians to hold them Saturday, Sunday
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The National Premier Soccer League regular season division defending champion Brooklyn Italians are in search of players for the 2012 season and will hold a two-day open tryout on Saturday, Dec. 17 and Sunday, Dec. 18.
The open tryout will be held at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn. Previous Brooklyn Italians tryouts have been a successful tool for finding talented players to contribute to the team, including current USL Pro players Joseph Tavernese, Christian Turizo, Mauricio Turizo and Don Smarth, who played for the Italians during the 2011 season.
The Brooklyn Italians' newly appointed head Lucio Russo and his coaching staff will be in attendance to evaluate all participating players.
Space will be limited to the first 50 participants to register. To register, visit www.Brooklynitalians.org/mensteam
Where: John Dewey High School, 2475 Stillwell Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11223
When: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 and Sunday, Dec. 18
Registration deadline: Thursday, Dec. 15th (all registration must be received by this date)
Registration Fee: $40
Availability: Space is limited to 50 players on a first come, first serve basis
Requirements: All players are required to bring cleats and shin guards in order to compete. Participants must be at least 16-years-old as of Nov. 1, 2011. Anyone younger than 18-years-old must have a legal guardian present at the open tryout.