Met Oval is proud to announce that 5 of its players have been selected for New York FC's inaugural U14 academy team. This represents the highest number of players selected from any affiliate club and solidifies Met Oval's reputation as the regions top player development environment. Over the past year, Met Oval has had 9 players selected to join MLS academies, more then any other regional club.
Our congratulations go out to Justin Haak, Neil Dejesus, Balthazar Saunders, Veljko Petkovic and Sal Rasizzi.The New York City FC Academy held its first-ever training session on June 25 at the Club's facility on the campus of SUNY Purchase.
NYCFC stated:" The New York City FC Academy is comprised so far of 15 U13/14 players from six of the Club's Youth Affiliates: Metropolitan Oval Academy, BW Gottschee Academy, Beachside Soccer Club of Connecticut, New York Soccer Club, TSF Academy and Manhattan Soccer Club.”