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2018 13U Boys Preview

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Ukrainian

Ukrainian National 05 Black (PA-E)

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Soccer Nation Academy 05 (KS)

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Rise 05 Elite 1 (TX-S)

 

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CDA Slammers FC 05 Elite (CA-S)

East Champ Midwest Champ  South Champ West Champ

   

Group Preview
 

With each 13U Boys side making its first appearance at the US Youth Soccer National Championships, the teams’ paths to this point provide the only indication of what to expect when they meet on this stage. All the teams in the 13U Boys group showed the ability to play in close games on their road to the National Championships. Soccer Nation Academy 05 (KS) came back from behind twice and won in kicks from the mark in its semifinal match while Ukrainian National 05 Black (PA-E) did the same but in a high scoring final to advance to Nationals. CDA Slammers finished second in its group, but used a berth into the semifinals to launch a run to the Regional crown. Rise 05 Elite 1 (TX-S) played each of its game within two goals of it's opponent including a 2-1 result in its semifinal. 


  

Ukrainian
 

How they got to Nationals

Ukrainian National 2005 Black (PA-E) outscored its opponents, 12-to-1, to win Group A at the Eastern Regional Championships. It followed that up with a 2-1 win in the semifinals that set up a challenging matchup with SDor Barca 05 Elite (CA) in the final. After taking a first minute lead, Ukrainian's fell behind and needed a late goal to secure OT. Ukrainians conceded first in OT and came from behind yet again to send the game to kicks from the mark where they earned the Regional crown. 

National Championship Series History

State Champs: 2018

Region Champs: 2018

Player Accolades

2018 Eastern Regional Champs Top Scorer: Stephen Davis (T-3rd, five goals)

Coach

Roben Qawasmy
 

U13B Ukrainian National 2005 Black
 


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  Midwest: Soccer Nation Academy 05 (KS)

 

How they got to Nationals

After winning the Kansas State Cup, Soccer National Academy 05 (KS) started its Midwest Championships with three straight wins to finish atop Group A. After a dominate group stage, Soccer Nation needed to come back from behind twice to force OT in its semifinal match. After a scoreless OT period, Soccer Nation outlasted Nationals Union 05 Black (MI) in kicks from the mark to advance to the final. Soccer Nation earned a 2-0 win against Pennine United 05 (OH-N) in the final. The two goals were the first two goals allowed by Pennine United all tournament. 

National Championship Series History

State Champs: 2018

Region Champs: 2018

Player Accolades

2018 Midwest Regional Champs Top Scorer: Anthony Castor (1st, nine goals)

Coach

Luis Padilla
 

13UB Soccer National Academy

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South: Rise 05 Elite 1 (TX-S)

 

How they got to Nationals

Rise 05 Elite 1 (TX-S) topped Group A with a 3-0-0 record in group play at the 2018 Southern Regional Championships. It advanced to the quarterfinals where it earned a 2-0 victory and then defeated Group C winners, Dallas Kicks 05 (TX-N), 2-1, in a clash of Texas State Cup champions. Rise carried that momentum in the final and earned a 2-0 win over CESA 05 (SC) to book its trip to the 2018 National Championships.

National Championship Series History

State Finals: 2018

Region Champs: 2018

Player Accolades

2018 Southern Regional Champs Top Scorer: Jahir Arias (2nd, five goals), Yael Gonzalez (T-3rd, four goals)

Coach

Eldin Sijercic
 

75 13B Rise 05 Elite 1 TX-S

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How they got to Nationals

CDA Slammers (CA-S) finished second in it's group with a 1-0-2 record to earn a spot in the quarterfinals. CDA knocked off Group B winners, Players SC (NV) with a 3-0 victory and then defeated Group A winners, Blackhawks 05 Chapman (AZ) in the semifinals in a tight 1-0 game. CDA punched its tickets to the 2018 National Championships with a 4-0 victory over LVSA 05 Red in the Far West Regional Championships final.

National Championship Series History

State Champs: 2018

Region Champs: 2018

Player Accolades

2018 Far West Regional Champs Top Scorer: Devin LaClair (T-1st, five goals), Kevin Abarca (T-3rd, three goals)

Coach

Carlos Godinez
 

13UB CDA Slammers

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