Tormenta FC Academy player trains with Honduras national team

South Georgia Tormenta FC

May 4, 2024 – United Soccer League One (USL1)
South Georgia Tormenta FC News Report

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Tormenta FC Academy player Jared Rivas was called up to train with the Honduras U16 National Team. Rivas will train with the team for a week on site in Honduras and is one of the first in the Academy to train with a national team before turning 18 years old.

Rivas is a player on the Tormenta FC MLS Next team, a prestigious team designed to develop players to their highest playing potential. The Tormenta FC Academy is the only soccer academy to offer an MLS Next team in the region.

The Tormenta FC U16 MLS Next team is affiliated with the national MLS Next organization, owned and supervised by the professional Major League Soccer organization, the highest level of soccer in the United States.

“Jared is a shining example of how we strive to live out our mission every day at Tormenta FC Academy,” said Tormenta FC Academy Vice President. “We want to develop each player as an individual and lift them to their highest playing potential, and we can really see the fruits of this practice blossoming here.”

Rivas spent four years as an attacking player at the Tormenta FC Academy, where he grew in his skills, commitment and game strategy. This most recent season, Rivas played under the guidance of MLS Next coach Philip Neiland.

The Tormenta FC Academy is a youth football club with direct access to a professional team. The organization’s vision is to create an environment where all its members can thrive and learn the valuable life lessons that football can uniquely teach. Regardless of technology or ambitions, South Georgia Tormenta FC aims to be a catalyst for communities to come together and provide an exceptional experience.

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