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Chicago Fire Academy Under-15s head to Poland for 2018 Bellsport Cup

As part of its ongoing mission to enhance the global footballing education of its players, the Chicago Fire Academy and its Under-15 side are headed to Poland on Tuesday to take part in the 2018 Bellsport Cup in Zakopane, a town in south Poland.

Running from Friday, Oct. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 2, the Fire will represent the United States alongside 17 other Under-15 teams from across Europe, including England's Leicester City, France's Olympique Marseille, and Poland's Legia Warsaw.

The Chicago Fire U-15's will compete in the tournament's Group C, and will play five matches on Friday and Saturday, as well as additional playoff matches as needed on Sunday.

Take a look at their full weekend schedule below, and stay tuned to @ChiFireAcademy on Twitter for live lineups and score updates!

Date Opponent Time (Local)
Friday, Oct. 19 Beroe Stara Zagora 9:30 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 FC Lahti 12:00 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 Legia Warsaw 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 AP Podhala Nowy Targ 8:00 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 Wisla Krakow 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21 Playoff Match(es) TBD