With a sizable jump in teams from last year, the 37th Annual WAGS Rael Vodicka Memorial Tournament this weekend is bigger and better than ever, and it has two new partners to add to what has already been a premier girls showcase event.
The tournament, which takes place in the Washington, D.C. suburbs every Columbus Day weekend, has partnered with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, becoming the fourth tournament in its showcase series, and is now being carried off by NSCAA’s events partner, Elite Tournaments.
D.C. United’s U-16 academy squad was in action this weekend against the McLean academy at Long Bridge Park in Arlington, Virginia. The game saw that U-16’s go down early by a score of 1-0 after conceding a goal on a counter-attack.
The new season of Virginia Club Champions League is underway, and the rapidly-growing league continues to provide its member clubs with valuable player development opportunities in a competitive but cordial environment.
D.C. United U-18 Academy product Suliaman Dainkeh is returning home after being selected for an 11-day European Training Camp with the U-18 Men’s National Team. Throughout the 11-day camp, the squad faced off against some of the best competition in Europe, including top academy teams and the Netherland’s National Team.
D.C. United’s U-18 Academy team picked up their first loss of the USSDA season against Pennsylvania Classics on Saturday by a score of 4-2.
D.C. United’s U-16 Academy team improved to 3-0 on the season following a resounding 5-0 win over PA Classics on Saturday afternoon.
Just five games into the ECNL’s 2012-13 season, Colorado Rush’s U-14 starlet Civana Kuhlmann has tallied 10 goals, picking up another three in two wins over the weekend.
The Washington Area Girls Soccer League fall season is in full swing as teams continue to do battle, aiming for the crowns in their respective divisions.
In some divisions, there are clear-cut favorites for the trophy, while in others, it appears that it may go down to the last day. Two teams that have stood out so far are the Lee-Mt. Vernon SC Patriots (Va.) in High School Division I, and the Herndon Freedom (also from Va.) Under-15 team, playing in Division I of their age group.
D.C. United’s U-16 Academy team built on their opening week victory with a decisive win over Virginia Rush this past weekend at Hampton Roads Soccer Complex in Virginia Beach, Va.
D.C. United came out strong in their second USSDA league match, scoring three unanswered goals in the first 30 minutes against Virginia Rush. United preserved its 3-0 lead throughout the match by holding off several Rush attacks with solid defending and strong goalkeeping.
D.C. United’s U-18 Academy team built on their opening week victory with a decisive win over Virginia Rush this past weekend at Hampton Roads Soccer Complex in Virginia Beach, Va.