This past weekend, March 16th - March 18th, multiple FC Copa Academy teams represented the academy at the EDP Spring Classic. The G06 Red finished as Champions of the tournament alongside the B04 Black South, who finished as Finalists, the B04 Black, which came in 3rd place, and lastly the B01 Red, who walked away in 4th place.
The G06 Red tied their first game against Eastern Pike SC Revolution 2-2 before winning 2-0 in their next game later that day against The NJ Stallions. The next day they had the same turnout, tying their first game 0-0 against GPS NJ Clearview and eventually securing a win 3-0 against GPS NJ Central, leading them to walk away as Champions of the tournament.
"This team has really brought in to the style we are trying to play,” Said Coach Steve Lengen. “The energy they brought to each game and their execution of what they've been working on in training was the key to their success this weekend. I'm incredibly proud of their progress and couldn't be happier for them."
Next up the B04 Black South walked away as Finalists of the tournament by winning 4-1 against German American Kickers Havoc after previously winning against Council Rock United FC Bucks Force and Keystone Athletic Grifos, and tying against Premier AC PAC Elite.
The B04 Black finished in 3rd place, starting out with a win against the Alleycats SC Chivas. In their second game on the same day they tied Monroe TWP YS United 1-1 before losing their next game 1-0 to the HBC American Outlaws. Later that day, they played Montgomery United SC Union and secured a win 1-0 landing them in 3rd place.
Lastly, the B01 Red competed, winning their first game of the tournament 2-1 against Americas United Napoli and then scoring two more wins on the second day of the tournament before winning against the Cedar Stars 1-0 securing their spot in 3rd place.
“It’s been a great weekend for our teams,” exclaimed Executive Director of Coaching, Roberto Aguas. “It is always great to see our teams compete and represent our academy and we are very happy with the way they came together and played this weekend.”
FC Copa Academy congratulates all teams that competed in the EDP Spring Classic, especially the G06 Black, and the B04 Black South on their finish as Champions and Finalists respectively.