Top flight opponents in Premier League Cup.
Colchester United U23s will make the long trip north to Sunderland after being paired with the Black Cats in the Second Round of the Premier League Cup.
After progressing from the group stage, Wayne Brown's side will face top flight opponents once again.
Sunderland topped Group B, whilst the U's came second in Group C, having seen off Manchester City and Derby County to make it through.
The game is set to be played between 17th and 20th of March, and we will confirm match details as soon as we have them.