Juniors take over Swope

No shortage of Sporting KC soccer this weekend! The senior team is set for their second straight road match (and eighth straight win?) on Saturday at the Portland Timbers (9:30 p.m. CT live on KSMO-TV), while all four Sporting Kansas City Juniors teams will be in action at the Sporting Club Training Center in Swope Park (6310 Lewis Rd., Kansas City, MO).

The Under-13 and Under-14 Juniors will continue play in the NPL's Midwest Developmental League with top of the table matches in the Great Lakes Division. On Saturday, they host MLS rivals Chicago Fire Academy before welcoming the Chicago Magic on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Under-16 and Under-18 Juniors will continue play in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy with matches on Saturday against Real Colorado. Check out the full schedule below:

  • Saturday, April 21
    • U13s vs Chicago Fire Academy at 8:30am
    • U14s vs Chicago Fire Academy at 10:30am
    • U16s vs Real Colorado at 12:30pm
    • U18s vs Real Colorado at 10:00am
  • Sunday, April 22
    • U13s vs Chicago Magic at 8:00am
    • U14s vs Chicago Magic at 9:30am

All matches are free and open to the public so go show your support for Sporting Kansas City and see some of the area's best youth soccer players!