Haji to Compete With U19 US National Team in Spain

July 5, 2016

HAMPTON, NH - Siad Haji, an attacking midfielder with the U18 Seacoast United US Soccer Development Academy, has been selected to the roster for the upcoming US Soccer U19 Men’s National Team camp in Valencia, Spain.  The camp takes place Wednesday July 20th through Friday, August 5th.

Haji, a native of Manchester NH, was offered the opportunity by US Soccer after his outstanding performance during the 2015/16 season with the Seacoast United U18 Academy team.  He finished the regular season with 10 goals.  

Seacoast United's U18's returned from Texas last Monday after competing in the US Development Academy Showcase/Playoff event, which took place June 21-27th.  The annual showcase takes place at the end of the spring season for all US Development Academy clubs across the country.  Haji had a brilliant showing in his final match against Lonestar FC.

While in Spain, the U19 US National Team will compete in the 2016 COTIF Tournament against Venezuela, Mauritania, Spain, and Bahrain during group play, with the opportunity to advance to the playoff rounds on August 2nd and 4th.