January 20, 2013 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Montreal Impact
MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact announced on Sunday the names of the 31 players attending training camp on Monday, at 10:30am, at the Marie-Victorin Sports Complex.
In addition to the 22 players under contract for the 2013 season, five players from the U21 team have been invited: goalkeeper Maxime Crépeau, defender Maxim Tissot, midfielders Wandrille Lefevre and Zakaria Messoudi, as well as forward Mircea Ilcu.
Three of the four players drafted last Thursday at the MLS SuperDraft will also be present: goalkeeper Brad Stuver, midfielder Blake Smith and forward Fernando Monge, in addition to trialist Nick Zimmerman.
Crépeau, Maxime (Academy)
Stuver, Brad (SuperDraft 2013)
Ouimette, Karl W.
Tissot, Maxim (Academy)
Lefevre, Wandrille (Academy)
Messoudi, Zakaria (Academy)
Smith, Blake (SuperDraft 2013)
Di Vaio, Marco
Ilcu, Mircea (Academy)
Monge, Fernando (SuperDraft 2013)
Zimmerman, Nick (On trial)
Following two weeks of training in Montreal, the Impact heads to Orlando, Florida, from February 7 to 24, to take part in the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic. The Impact will take on MLS sides Sporting Kansas City on February 9 and D.C. United on February 16, while facing the NASL's Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) on February 13. The last game will be played on February 23, determined by the final tournament standings.
The Impact will also face the Philadelphia Union in a preseason game on February 15, at EverBank Field, in Jacksonville, home of the NFL's Jaguars.
Schedule for the week
All training sessions at the Marie-Victorin Sports Complex are open to the public.
- Monday, January 21, 2013 - Practice 10:30am - Marie-Victorin Sports Complex
- Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Practice 10:30am - Marie-Victorin Sports Complex
- Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - Practice 10:30am - Marie-Victorin Sports Complex
- Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Practice 10:30am - Marie-Victorin Sports Complex
- Friday, January 25, 2013 - Practice 10:30am - Marie-Victorin Sports Complex
- Saturday, January 26, 2013 - Day-off
- Sunday, January 27, 2013 - Day-off
As part of the 2013 season opener, the Impact will play its very first game of the season against the Sounders FC in Seattle on Saturday, March 2. Then, the Impact heads to Portland to take on the Timbers the following weekend, March 9, at JELD-WEN Field. The team's home opener is set for Saturday, March 16 against Toronto FC. This will be the first of two consecutive games to be held at Olympic Stadium, the second coming the following week on March 23 against Thierry Henry and the New York Red Bulls.
2013 season tickets are now available in seven categories, at a cost of $295, $385, $475, $580, $770 and $1070. Show your support to the club by paying with your BMO Montreal Impact MasterCard . Assure your spot for the 2013 season by contacting the Impact's sales and services team at 514-328-3668.