Tri-State ECNL Preview: Region’s teams kick off spring slate at ECNL Texas event
Update (Feb. 27): All games scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27 with kickoff times of 11 a.m. or later have been postponed.
The Elite Clubs National League takes another step away from winter and towards sunnier days ahead, as two of the Tri-State region’s teams travel to Fort Worth for the ECNL Texas showcase event.
Teams in the Under-15s to U-18s age groups will descend on the Rolling Hills Soccer Complex for three days of competition, with the temperatures in the Lone Star State sure to be well above what they are in the Tri-State region.
Let’s take a look at what’s in store for the teams in the local area, with some scoreline predictions and other information coming courtesy of Report-a-Score.
Under-18s vs. Dallas Texans (2/27, 9 a.m. KO) PPD – Weather
Score prediction: Connecticut FC 1-3 Dallas Texans
Under-18s vs. Lonestar SC (2/28, 3 p.m. KO)
Score prediction: Connecticut FC 1-2 Lonestar SC
Under-18s vs. FC Dallas (3/1, Noon KO)
Score prediction: Connecticut FC 1-1 FC Dallas
Under-16s vs. Santa Rosa United (2/27, 9:30 a.m. KO) PPD – Weather
Score prediction: East Meadow 2-0 Santa Rosa United
Under-17s vs. Minnesota Thunder Academy (2/27, 1:30 p.m. KO) PPD – Weather
Score prediction: East Meadow 2-2 Minnesota Thunder Academy
Under-16s vs. McLean YSA (2/28, 11:30 a.m. KO)
Score prediction: East Meadow 1-1 McLean YSA
Under-17s vs. Colorado Rush (2/28, 9:30 a.m. KO)
Score prediction: East Meadow 2-1 Colorado Rush
Under-16s vs. Challenge SC (3/1, Noon KO)
Score prediction: East Meadow 1-2 Challenge SC
Under-17s vs. FC Wisconsin Eclipse (3/1, 10 a.m. KO)
Score prediction: East Meadow 2-1 FC Wisconsin Eclipse