FRISCO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2020) — This past weekend, the US Youth Soccer New England Conference, managed by EDP Soccer, kicked off its Fall 2020 season with boys and girls games in the 13U and 14U age groups.
The opening weekend of play marked the start of each team's journey in the pursuit of earning a berth to the 2021 US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships, which will take place June 25-July 1, 2021 at Tuckahoe Turf Farms in Hammonton, N.J.
In the inaugural weekend of play in the New England Conference, there were several competitive games that set the stage for what will be an exciting season.
In the 14U Boys Premier I Division, two of the top clubs from Connecticut faced off, with Sporting CT 07 defeating CT Rush Elite 07 by the score of 2-0. In another game in the division, Western United Pioneers FC Boys 2007 Elite took on New England Surf State Navy at Lusitano Stadium, one of the most famous soccer stadiums in the region. In a back and forth game, Western United Pioneers came out on top, 3-2.
On the girls side, the 14U Premier I Division saw its first game of the season between Seacoast United Mass South 2007 Elite Girls and New England Surf State Navy. After a tough battle, New England Surf claimed the division's first victory.
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