MLS NEXT creates Strategic Relationship with Northeast Academy League
MLS NEXT creates a strategic relationship with the Northeast Academy League to enhance player identification and scouting beginning with the 2021-2022 season.
Northeast Academy League
The Northeast Academy League (which is not a part of, nor operated by MLS NEXT) will provide a competition platform for players who aspire to participate in MLS NEXT.
As part of the strategic cooperation agreement, MLS NEXT will collaborate with the Northeast Academy League to provide players with increased identification opportunities, individual assessments, and enhanced scouting and coaching education for team technical staff.
U11-U19 age groups
The Northeast Academy League is comprised of the U11-U19 age groups and includes the following clubs:
- Metropolitan Oval
- Cedar Stars Bergen
- Cedar Star Monmouth
- New York Soccer Club
- FC Westchester
- BW Gottschee
- FA Euro
- LI Slammers
- NY Elite
- Boston Bolts
The Northeast Academy League is sanctioned and operated under USYS through local state associations including New Jersey, Eastern NY, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.
For moreinformation visit: https://www.neacademyleague.com/