From left: Connor Alba, Jack Shaw and Sam Kornetzke
Club notes: State trio headed to Qatar with Fire for elite tournament
01/06/2014, 5:45pm CST
By ERIC ANDERSON
The Chicago Fire is the first U.S. team invited to play in the Al Kass International Cup, an elite tournament in Qatar featuring Under-16 teams from some of the world's top clubs. And three Wisconsin players will be making the trip to Doha for the event.
Jack Shaw (Milwaukee Marquette), who plays for the Fire's Under-15/16 team in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy, will be joined by Sam Kornetzke (Grafton/North Shore United) and Connor Alba (Waukesha Catholic Memorial/SC Waukesha). Shaw previously played with Bavarian SC