Updated: Nov 9
FC Copa Academy's USL Academy Boys Team Earns National Finals Spot
FC Copa Academy's USL Academy boys team has secured their spot in the prestigious USL Academy National Finals after an impressive season. Displaying remarkable teamwork and skill, the team's journey through 12 games, with 24 points, 30 goals scored, and 17 goals conceded, showcases their consistent performance on the field.
The season saw significant milestones for the team, with 15 players making their USL Academy debuts. Coach David Atkinson emphasized the importance of creating a successful path for Academy players to transition into the first team, which resulted in three players making their USL2 debuts. This progress reflects a positive step towards the club's long-term goals.
Reflecting on the season, Coach Atkinson remarked, "We've started to implement a clear pathway for our Academy players to get opportunities to play in the first team. This season we've had 3 lads make their USL2 debuts, and we are incredibly proud of their achievements. This season as a whole has been a huge step in the right direction to where we want to be as a club. We're excited and proud of how we finished the season as a group with our attention now turning to the playoffs this December in Tampa."
With the national finals on the horizon, FC Copa Academy's team is gearing up for their next challenge. The upcoming playoffs in December in Tampa hold great promise for the team, and they approach it with confidence and determination.
The qualification of FC Copa Academy's USL Academy boys team for the USL Academy National Finals is a testament to their hard work, dedication, and exceptional skills. Their season of achievements and progress underscores the positive direction the club is heading. As they prepare for the playoffs, the entire FC Copa community stands firmly behind them, eager to see them continue their impressive journey. The nation will be watching, and there is no doubt that this team will make us proud.