The first match Mexico against the LA Blues will be at 8:00 pm Friday November 16th at Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Stadium. The second game will be on Sunday, November 18, at East Los
Angeles College, in a match scheduled for 4:00 pm.
The Mexican team comes in with a base of six players who were part of the 20 11 World Championship U-17 Team that continues to hold an excellent level of play in international competition.
In preparation for the upcoming qualifyer, the U20 Tri has had the most successful preparation in the history of Mexican soccer.
The team led by popular former Mexican national team, Sergio Almaguer includes among its achievements of 2012 a Third Place in the 'Terborg Tournament' held in the Netherlands in late May and championships in the ADO Den Haag Cup in Holland, the ' Lev Yashin Tournament ' in Russia and the' Milk Cup played in Ireland.
For Mexico, the goal is not only to qualify for the World Cup Turkey 2013, but to win the World Championship, thus rounding a great period of recent Mexican soccer achievements that now include World Championships in U-17 and U-23, along with Gold Medals at the PanAmerican and Olympic Games.
As of now, Mexico’s best performance in U-20 competition was in the inaugural U-20 Cup, held in Tunisia, 1977, where the team obtained a Second Place, beating Brazil in the semifinals, before losing to the Soviet Union.
For the Pre-World Cup qualifyer, the CONCACAF zone will be competing in two groups in
Puebla, Mexico, from 18 February to 2 March 2013.
That competition will have 12 teams. United States, Mexico and Canada, automatically qualified for North America, while Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama and Nicaragua did for Central America. Of those 12 teams, the top four will secure the ticket for the Cup
World in Turkey.
Latino Sports Network will have a complete coverage of The Mexico U-20 team and LA Blues the Los Angeles futbol team that reach and drive Latino fans to his games
Tickets for the games are now on sale and can be purchased in Ticketfly, by calling (714) 738 -8011 and the usual soccer shops.