Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Team Chicago and Match Fit Chelsea clinch titles
January 11th, 2013 4:26AM

TAGS:  u.s. youth soccer


[NATIONAL LEAGUE] Team Chicago Academy Botafogo (U-18s) and Match Fit Chelsea Colchester (U-16) both clinched girls divisional titles in the 2013 U.S. Youth Soccer National League. They were among eight teams to clinch berths at this summer's National Championships in Overland Park, Kan.

Team Chicago, which has has three National Team pool members and 17 players have committed to play collegiate soccer, became just the third girls team in the history of the league to finish with a perfect 7-0-0 record. In doing so, it scored 23 goals, the second best mark from a team, and conceded just three.

Match Fit Chelsea Beat also secured no worse than second place in its U-17 division and a berth in the finals with a win over PWSI Courage Gold in its final game at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla.

The final weekend of National League play will take place March 15-17 in Las Vegas, Nev., alongside the Player's College Showcase.

The top two finishers per division earn a spot at the National Championships. The four National League representatives will join the four regional champions in the under-15 to under-18 age groups.

(Click here for National League scoreboard.)

National Championship Qualifiers:
Blue: Tampa Bay United Premier (FL)
Red: Eclipse Elite Black (IL)
Red: Match Fit Chelsea Colchester (NJ)
Blue: Match Fit Chelsea Beat (NJ)
Red Champion: Braddock Road YC Elite (VA)
Blue: Lou Fusz Wipke (MO)
Red Champion: Team Chicago Academy Botafogo (IL)
Red Runner-up: VSA Heat Blue (VA)

No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent Youth Soccer Reporter
USA to face Brazil, England and the Dutch at Nike Friendlies    
The 12th edition of the Nike International Friendlies, the annual year-end tournament for the age group ...
Sargent and Acosta shine at U.S. U-15 festival     
During a 60-player gathering in Bradenton, Fla., of U-15 boys aiming to become part of the ...
Roster: U.S. U-15 girls gather in Florida     
The U.S. U-15 girls national team convenes for the fifth and final time of 2015 with ...
U.S. U-18 boys split with Canada     
The Javier Perez-coached U.S. U-18 boys national team beat its counterparts from Canada, 3-1, before losing ...
Sixty U-15 boys called into national team camp     
U.S. U-15 boys national team coach John Hackworth has gathered 60 players for a Nov. 1-8 ...
Ashley Sanchez, 16, scores four for U.S. U-20 women    
The U.S. U-20 women's national team beat Spanish club Rayo Vallecano, 4-1, and got all four ...
U.S. U-20 women beat Atletico Madrid    
The U.S. U-20 women's national team beat Atletico Madrid, 3-0, on second-half goals by Marley Canales, ...
Rankings: Top 25 Fall High School Girls    
New Jersey's Northern Highlands leads the USA TODAY/NSCAA Super 25 girls Fall High School Rankings.
Rankings: Top 25 Fall High School Boys     
Newark's St. Benedict's Prep sits a top of the USA TODAY/NSCAA Super 25 Fall High School ...
Roster: U.S. U-20 women to prep in Spain     
The U.S. U-20 women's national team, which is preparing for December's qualifying tournament for the 2016 ...
>> Youth Soccer Reporter Archives