SOCAL qualifies teams to 2022 NPL postseason
CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 11, 2022) – SOCAL has qualified 12 girls teams and 20 boys teams from U-13 through U-19 age groups to this summer’s NPL postseason.
SoCal Elite qualified its U-14, U-15 and U-17 boys teams while a duo of clubs claimed two titles each on the girls side (LAFC – G2004 and G2005 and CDA Slammers FC – G2008 and G2006).
The 12 girls teams have earned a direct berth to 2022 NPL Finals which will be held July 7-11 at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park in Denver, CO. It’s the culmination of the 2021-22 NPL season, which features 18 total NPLs around the country – including SoCal – competing for national titles.
The U-14 through U-17 boys qualifiers will face a two-stage competition, next competing in the NPL Boys West Playoffs with ultimate aspirations of the NPL Finals in July. The U-13 boys will see their postseason end at NPL West playoffs where a champion will be crowned. A single-stage competition for the U-18/19 boys as well, qualifying teams have already punched tickets directly to the Finals.
ABOUT US CLUB SOCCER
A National Association member of the U.S. Soccer Federation, US Club Soccer fosters the growth and development of soccer clubs in order to create the best possible environment for players of all ages.
Anchored by Players First and its five pillars of Club Development, Coaching Development, Player Development, Parent Engagement & Education and Player Health & Safety, US Club Soccer offers registration, league- and cup-based competition platforms, player identification and a variety of other programming, resources and services.
US Club Soccer is sponsored by Nike and supported by LaLiga through a technical partnership.