ENPL names Virginia NPL, Boys ECNL Southeast Conf. as qualifiers

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Via US Club Soccer) – The Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has announced its first qualifying league and first qualifying conference for the 2017-18 season.

Qualifying boys teams in five age groups from 14-U to 19-U from the Virginia NPL and from the Boys ECNL Southeast Conference will advance to the ENPL Playoffs in June 2018. These teams will earn qualification to the postseason ENPL Playoffs based on their performances throughout the regular season in their respective competitions.

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The regular season competition within each NPL and within each boys ECNL Conference are independently structured, but all teams will be focusing on the same post-season destination: the ENPL Playoffs.

The Virginia NPL includes the following clubs:

  • Annandale Boys and Girls
  • Chantilly Youth Association
  • FC Virginia
  • Northern Virginia SC
  • Prince William Courage
  • Richmond Kickers
  • Richmond Strikers
  • Vienna Youth Soccer
  • Virginia Rush
  • Virginia Soccer Association

The Boys ECNL Southeast Conference includes the following initial clubs:

  • Atlanta Fire (GA)
  • Birmingham United SA (AL)
  • Carolina Elite SA (SC)
  • Concorde Fire (GA)
  • Florida Elite SA (FL)
  • Florida Kraze Krush (FL)
  • GSA (GA)
  • Jacksonville Armada (FL)
  • NASA Tophat (GA)
  • Orlando City Youth Soccer (FL)
  • Tampa Bay United (FL)
  • Tennessee SC (TN)

Additional boys ECNL Conferences and boys NPLs that will qualify into the ENPL will be announced in the coming weeks. The ENPL is a collaboration between US Club Soccer and the ECNL.