Academy GA Cup update 04.13.22

Over the past weekend, the Inter Miami CF Academy presented by Baptist Health began its participation in the 2022 Generation adidas Cup taking place in Frisco, Texas from April 9 through April 17. The Academy’s U-15 and U-17 teams began by competing in the competition’s Group Play, in which each side played three matches. As the competition’s playoff rounds take place, let’s take a look at their results to date.

U-15

The Academy’s U-15 side won two out of its three matches and topped a difficult group in which it was paired with fellow MLS academy Nashville SC alongside international competition in Brazilian club Flamengo and Mexican club Tigres.

Group Play Results:

  • Saturday, April 9: Inter Miami 1-0 Nashville SC
  • Sunday, April 10: Tigres 1-2 Inter Miami
  • Monday, April 11: Inter Miami 0-0 Flamengo (4-5 in penalties)

The team then faced Tigres once again in the first playoff round of the cup the night of Tuesday, April 12, falling 1-2.

Although the Academy’s U-15 team has been knocked out, the team is set to play two more exhibition matches in Frisco. The date for the Showcase matches will be announced at a later date.

U-17

The Academy’s U-17 side followed suit and also finished as the leader of its group with a dominant level of play, collecting three points in each of its fixtures to be the only MLS academy to finish off Group Play with a perfect record. The U-17s defeated fellow MLS academies Sporting Kansas City and the Portland Timbers and Italian club AS Roma and played exquisite fútbol, including this impressive 15-pass play building up to the Goal of the Day against Roma.

Group Play Results:

  • Sunday, April 10: Sporting Kansas City 0-2 Inter Miami
  • Monday, April 11: Portland Timbers 0-2 Inter Miami
  • Tuesday, April 12: Inter Miami 1-0 AS Roma

The Academy’s U-17 team is now set to play its playoff match today at 1 p.m. ET, taking on Atlanta United FC.

How to watch

The Academy’s U-17 match will bewill be streamed live on the MLS Twitch and YouTube accounts.

For coverage on our teams, follow the academy’s journey on the Inter Miami CF Academy Twitter and Instagram accounts.