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Academy Update: 2021 Copa Rayados International

November 20, 2021 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Inter Miami CF News Release

The Inter Miami CF Academy presented by Baptist Health is always in search of added competition and opportunities for growth. With that in mind, our U-13 and U-14 teams will be competing in the Copa Rayados International tournament in Houston, Texas, pitting them against other top academies. The tournament aims to have the highest levels of organization, competition, diversity, refereeing, and to use the highest quality of fields.

Presented by Mexican Liga MX club C.F. Monterrey, the tournament will begin Wednesday, Nov. 24 and will conclude on Sunday, Nov. 28. Our U-13 and U-14 teams will be guaranteed five matches, beginning with a minigame format from Wednesday to Friday prior to the semifinal rounds. On Saturday and Sunday, teams will be reseeded based on round robin results.

Inter Miami's teams will compete in the Copa Rayados Internacional Supergroup divisions, while high levels of play will be available from U-9 all the way to U-19. This year's edition will mark the ninth year of the tournament.

Teams will be required to keep players registered to only one team and are limited to a maximum of 22 players, with only 18 players eligible for selection for each game.

U-13 Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 1:30 p.m. - Inter Miami CF vs. San Antonio FC

Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 6:30 p.m. - Inter Miami CF vs. Austin FC

Thursday, Nov. 25 at 9:25 a.m. - Sporting Kansas City vs. Inter Miami CF

Thursday, Nov. 25 at 1:05 p.m. - Rise SC vs. Inter Miami CF

Saturday, Nov. 27 & Sunday, Nov. 28 - TBD

U-14 Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. - Dallas Texans vs. Inter Miami CF

Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 2:45 p.m. - Austin FC vs. Inter Miami CF

Thursday, Nov. 25 at 10:40 a.m. - Inter Miami CF vs. Crossfire Premier

Thursday, Nov. 25 at 1:05 p.m. - Inter Miami CF vs. Houston Dynamo FC

Saturday, Nov. 27 & Sunday, Nov. 28 - TBD

As the tournament approaches, we wish our teams, coaches, and training staff the best of luck on and off the pitch! For coverage of our team, you can follow our academy's journey online by following our Twitter account @InterMiamiAcad or via Instagram @InterMiamiCF_Academy.

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