The Fort Lauderdale Strikers trained Thursday, May 12th, in preparation for their match Saturday, May 14th at 7:30 p.m., against FC Tampa Bay. Coming off a 4 – 2 loss against the Carolina RailHawks, the Strikers are training hard to make sure they are ready for this Saturday’s showdown. For ticket information to the rivalry game, visit here or call the Strikers’ front office at (954) 606-0400.
Below are some of the highlights from today’s practice:
- After stretching, square technical drills were performed to work on touch and movement off the ball.
- Split into teams of seven, the selected squads worked on touch drills against one another.
- Defenders Adam West and Zach Kirby looked strong, holding possession and talking to their teammates.
- A larger scale 7 vs. 7 scrimmage was held. David Santamaria, fresh off his first goal, netted two goals himself, finishing one in the top right corner for the win.
The Strikers will take on level-sided FC Tampa Bay at LockHart Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14th.