Met Oval's 2002 U13 Pre Academy team is now ranked # 7 in the nation. Coming off a recent win over Cedar Stars, the team improved to 9-1-2 for the season. Met Oval's Director of Coaching Filippo Giovagnoli commented, "I am so proud to see the kids playing high level soccer focused on ball possession, composure, defensive organization and great individual technique".
The team will have its final game of the Fall season on December 5th against local rival Albertson and then will prepare throughout the winter for its spring match ups against NY Red Bulls and the Philadelphia Union among others en route to the Pre Academy playoffs and national title run.
Metropolitan Oval Academy is a USSF Development Academy Member and houses a Youth Center of Excellence within New York City's only club owned facility soccer facility.