Results: IMG Soccer Academy Bermuda Tour

April 19, 2014

The IMG Soccer Academy arrived in Bermuda on Thursday [Apr 17] with four soccer teams that will compete in festival of matches this weekend against local opposition.

The IMG teams that are involved include their U14 US Developmental Academy team, which Bermuda National Academy player Aaron Burgess plays for, a U14/15 boys developmental team, a U16 boys developmental team, and a U14/15 girls team.


The visitors are staying at the Grotto Bay Hotel and are led by Scott Dean, the Director for the IMG Soccer Academy.

Mr. Dean commented, “IMG are excited to bring four teams to Bermuda to share with our players Bermudas great culture, hospitality and exciting matches. The quality of players being developed by Richard Todd, the national staff and the local coaches is very impressive for a small country.

“We look forward to developing our relationship further and continue to have more players from Bermuda come and join our program There are some great synergies between IMG and the federation thanks to the hard work by Richard and his staff. We are excited to see what awaits us in the near future with the great country of Bermuda!”

Results – Day 1, Friday April 18, 2014

Game #1

United FC U16s [1] vs [1] IMG U14 US DEV. Academy

Esteban Correia opened the scoring for the visitors in the first half, the goal arriving off of a short corner. United FC equalized mid way through the second half with Isaiah Taylor finishing off a counter attack.

Final Score- United FC [1] – IMG U14 [1]

Game #2

National Academy U17 Girls Select [0] vs IMG U15 Girls [1]

In a closely contested match the visiting IMG Academy U15 girls prevailed on a second half goal from Victoria Costa to defeat the U17 National Academy Select 1-0.

Game # 3

Hamilton Parish U14 Boys vs IMG U15 Boys

Hamilton Parish took the lead early in the first half with a goal by Yndae Raynor.

IMG equalized in the second half when Sebastian Derby converted from the penalty spot.

The game ended in a 1-1 tie.

Game #4

Dandy Town U16 Boys vs IMG U16 Boys

Dandy Town opened the scoring in the first half with a goal by Oneko Lowe.

IMG would equalize in the 2nd half when Juan Slebi capitalized on a loose ball in the box to poke in the score for the visitors.

Final score 1-1 tie.

Matches will continue at the NSC North field today with the National Academy teams taking to the field against the visiting IMG Academy.

The schedule of matches is as follows:

9:00 AM

  • NA U15 Girls vs IMG U15 Girls
  • NA U15 Boys Select vs IMG U14 Boys US Developmental Academy

10:15 AM

  • NA U16 Boys Select [Open Cup] vs IMG U16 Boys
  • NA U13/14 Boys Select vs IMG U15 Boys

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