2021 National Presidents Cup
Des Moines, Iowa
Dates: July 7 - 11, 2021
Age Groups: 13U - 18U/19U Boys and Girls
Location: James W. Cownie Soccer Park, 2600 Hartford Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50320
||Consolation and Final Matches
Follow the action each day here (links will be live the day of):
2021 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup DAY 1
2021 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup DAY 2
2021 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup DAY 3
2021 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup DAY 4
Recap the first day of action from the 2021 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup by scrolling through the feed below.
The 2021 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup kicked off today in Des Moines, IA. 24 States Associations were represented on Day 1 with matches between the East Region and the Midwest Region as well the South Region versus the West Region. The states represented by competing teams were: Arizona (1), California-South (2), Colorado (1), Florida (2), Idaho (1), Illinois (4), Indiana (1), Iowa (1), Kansas (2), Minnesota (1), Mississippi (1), Nevada (4), New Jersey (3), North Carolina (2), North Texas (2), Ohio-North (1), Ohio-South (1), Pennsylvania East (2), Pennsylvania West (2), Tennessee (4), Texas South (1), Utah (3), Virginia (2), and West Virginia (2).
Peoria FC United Peoria FC United (IL) and Keystone FC Keystone FC Premier 08B (PA-E) each earned a point on the first day of play with a 1-1 draw. Premier Soccer Premier 2008 Boys - Blue (CA-S) and Paso del Norte SA FC Dallas Moran 2008 (TX-S) also each earned a point on the first day of play.
Sporting Blue Valley Sporting BV Wales 09 (KS) had an exciting victory over FC 814 FC 814 Energy (PA-W) with a 3-2 final result. Charlotte Soccer Academy 08 CSA Elite 1 G (NC) secured a tight 1-0 victory over FC Boulder 08 Girls Academy Black (CO).
Spartans FC Academy 07B (AZ) secured a 4-2 victory over NWRAA IFC 07B Red (MS) to start off the competition strong. Meanwhile in the other half of the bracket, Boreal FC B14 Cuba (MN) defeated West Virginia Futbol Club WVFC 2007 Boys – Black (WV) in a 2-0 victory.
SASA Spirits SC SASA Spirits 2007 1984 (IL) brought a strong showing on the first day of play with a 5-0 win over Falls Town FC Falls Town FC FTFC 07G Punisher (TX-N). Coachella FC 2007 Coachella FC (CA-S) fought a closely contested match ASCCO Cooper City Optimist Cooper City Optimist COBRAS G 2007 (FL) which resulted in a 1-1 draw.
Players SC Players 06 Elite Boys (NV) started off strong with a 7-1 win over Tri Cities United SC Tri-Cities United 06/07 Boys Premier (TN). The lone home state team, Prairie SC PSC Select 06B (IA) tied 0-0 versus the Perth Amboy SC Wildcats (NJ).
The 15 and Under Girls bracket had two closely contested games on the first day of play. Century V Soccer Century West 2006G (PA-W) held a close 1-0 victory over Northwest FC Northwest FC 2006G Orange (OH-S). League 30 Metasport FC 06G PT L30 (UT) secured a 2-1 victory over BSSOS South Orlando SC South Orlando 2006G Green (FL).
Indy Phoenix FC Indy Phoenix FC 2005B (IN) finished with a 3-1 victory over DORADUS FC SDor 05B Premier (VA). DKSC DKSC 05B JIMENEZ (TX-N) closed out on with a close 1-0 victory over ALBION SC LV Albion SC LV 2005 Academy CC (NV).
Idaho Inferno Soccer Club 05 Girls Inferno Copa (ID) showed up on the first day of play ready to play and earned three points in their 4-0 victory over Knoxville Reds FC Knoxville Reds 05 Fire (TN). Haverford SC U16- Elite Girls (PA-E) also secured three points on the first day of the competition with a 1-0 win over Kansas Rush Wichita Kansas Rush Wichita Academy 05 (KS).
Downtown Las Vegas SC Downtown LVSC 04 Gold Nationals (NV) started the competition with a strong offensive performance with a 7-2 result over Lincoln FC DFW Lincoln FC DFW 2004B (TX-N). Morris Elite SC Morris Elite SC USL Pre Academy (NJ) and Chicago FC United Chicago FC United Boys 2004 Pre-Academy White (IL) closed the first day with a 1-1 draw.
Utah Avalanche Avalanche 04 Black CV (UT) brought the heat from the west as they secured a 4-0 victory over Jackson SC JSC 2004 Girls (TN). Representing Ohio-North, Warriors SC Warrior G04 Elite (OH-N) secured a 2-1 finish over RUSA FC RUSA G04 Gold (NJ).
Team America 03-BATA (VA) started off their run for a national championship title with a closely contested match that ended 2-1. Triad Elite SC 02 TESC Red (NC) secured a strong 3-0 on the first day of the competition against Downtown Las Vegas SC Downtown LVSC 03 Gold.
West Virginia Futbol Club WVFC 2002/2003 Girls - Black (WV) fought a close battle on the first day of play with a 3-2 victory over Chicago Rush Soccer Club Chicago Rush 2002 Select Girls (IL). Utah Avalanche Avalanche Black CV 03G (UT) scored two goals and completed their victory over Knoxville Reds FC Knoxville Reds 03 Santos (TN) with a final score of 2-0.