Sunday, March 15

Chivas USA takes its ‘Practice in the Community Series’ to Orange County

Chivas USA held its ‘Practice in the Community Series’ in Orange County on Sunday at the Santa Ana Bowl. Today’s event was Chivas USA’s first ‘Practice in the Community’ of 2009, following last year’s successful series of community-based open practice sessions.

Hosted by Santa Ana Soccer Association and Santa Ana Youth Soccer United, Sunday’s practice gave fans the chance to watch, up-close, the practice of a professional soccer team, while meeting Chivas USA stars including Orange County natives and U.S. National Team members Sacha Kljestan (Huntington Beach) and Jonathan Bornstein (Los Alamitos).

Chivas USA’s second annual Practice in the Community Series gives fans the unique opportunity to attend, free of cost, an open practice session of a professional soccer team. Chivas USA kicks off its fifth campaign in MLS when it hosts the Colorado Rapids on Opening Day, Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. PT at The Home Depot Center.
PHOTOS: Juan Miranda/Chivas USA