ECNL set to host girls and boys national events in Seminole County, FL
ORLANDO, FL (Via ECNL) – The Central Florida Sports Commission, Orlando North, Seminole County CVB, Orlando City Youth Soccer, and the ECNL will continue their partnership as they co-host the inaugural Boys ECNL Florida national event in Sanford, FL from December 31, 2017 – January 2, 2018. The Girls ECNL Florida national event will be held from January 6 – 8, 2018 for its eighth consecutive year in Central Florida.
“We are so pleased to welcome both the Girls and Boys events. With each tournament attracting over 160 premier youth soccer teams and over 300 college coaches from across the country, we can confidently say that Seminole County and Central Florida are well on their way to becoming the ‘preferred youth soccer destination’ in the southeast,” said Jason Siegel, CEO of the Central Florida Sports Commission. “We know that the participants and their families will have an incredibly positive experience when they visit our wonderful destination.”
Chairman John Horan, Seminole County BCC adds, “We are proud to host the Girls and Boys ECNL national soccer events in Seminole County. These two events combined are expected to generate over 4 million dollars in economic impact in our area. We welcome ECNL players, families, friends and fans, and hope all will enjoy your time here.”
All games will be held at the Seminole Soccer Complex, Sylvan Lake Park and Central Winds Park.
“The ECNL is excited to launch the Boys ECNL National Event Series in Sanford, Florida for the inaugural season,” said Jen Winnagle, ECNL Commissioner. “The strong relationship with Seminole County, Orlando City Youth Soccer and the Central Florida Sports Commission make it possible for the league to hold a top notch event for both the Girls and Boys ECNL. We look forward to our continued partnership and bringing ECNL competition to Seminole County.”