• U.S. U-17s beat Portugal. Cruz Medina's Panenka was the difference for the USA in its 2-1 win over host Portugal at the UEFA Development Tournament for U-17 men's national teams. Medina was one of three San Jose Earthquakes academy players to start along with Oscar Verhoeven and Fidel Barajas. Micah Burton (Austin FC) scored the other goal for the USA, which also beat Belgium, 3-0, and lost to Italy, 1-0.
• U.S. starting XI: Esmanech, Verhoeven, Hall, Hawkins, Harangi, Medina, Wellings, Soto, Gitau, Rudisill, Barajas.
• Highlights: U.S. goals
• Dynamo exercises Coco's option. The Houston Dynamo has acquired Panamanian midfielder Adalberto Carrasquilla from FC Cartagena in Spain’s LaLiga 2 for a fee Houston reporter Luis Ortiz reported was close to $2 million. Carrasquilla, a key contributor in Panama's World Cup qualifying campaign, joined the Dynamo on loan in 2021. (Twitter)
AUBURNDALE, FL (April 25, 2022)- Over the weekend, the 2022 Florida Presidents Cup Finals kicked off at Lake Myrtle Sports Complex in Auburndale, Florida. From the start of the event series, two hundred thirty-one (231) teams from across Florida fought hard to make it down to the final twenty-eight (28) teams in the championship matches.
The Florida Presidents Cup tournament is part of the US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup event that begins at the state and then goes to the regional and national levels. The fourteen (14) boys and girls U13-19 teams who had been crowned Florida Presidents Cup Champions on Sunday automatically qualify to participate in the Presidents Cup Southern Regional this June in Frisco, Texas.
The 2022 US Youth Soccer Southern Presidents Cup will take place June 15 - June 19 in Frisco, TX.
Southern Presidents Cup
Location: Frisco, TX
Dates: June 15 - June 19
The 2022 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup will take place July 7 - July 10 in Greensboro, NC.
National Presidents Cup
Location: Greensboro, NC
Dates: July 7 - 10
Thank you to all the teams who participated in the event series this year, and congratulations to the Champions and Finalists teams! Check out a full list of champions and finalists along with a photo recap below.
Florida Youth Soccer Association encourages all affiliated soccer clubs to offer the TOPSoccer program (TOPS) to children with special needs in their community. The benefits for players, families, coaches, and volunteers are truly life-changing. Please find a short survey linked below that will help us identify clubs that are interested in starting a TOPS program and becoming part of the FYSA TOPSoccer family.
If you have any additional questions regarding the TOPSoccer Program, please contact your TOPS Committee Area Representative. For a list of all Florida TOPS Committee Representatives, click here.
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Start getting your scholarship information together and send it to us. Don't wait until the last minute. Both the Suzy Reno and Ed Mallardi Scholarship winners will receive $2000.00 each while 15 other recipients will receive $1000.00 each. Don't delay!
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