Strong Performances by Teams Highlights Met Oval's Commitment to Elite Player Development at our Youth Center of Excellence
The Oval's U14 USSF academy team went undefeated in April with three hard fought tests in USSF Development Academy league play. The team tied the MLS's Philadelphia Union U14 team 2-2 in an exciting game that saw the Union tie it up in the dying seconds. The team followed this game with another gritty performance against the Cosmos which ended in a tie 0-0. Early in the month the team was victoriousagainst a tough Continental Delco sqaud.
The Oval's U13 USSF team continued their good form this spring beating the Cosmos 3-1 in a game played at Met Oval. Earlier in the month they beat Continental Delco and then lost to the Philadelphia Union.
The Oval's U15 Pre academy team has also put together a undefeated April run as they take aim at the NEPAL playoff and a bid for the NPL National Title. The team tied the Philadelphia Union 1-1, Beat local rival BW Gotchee 1-0 and tied FC Everton Westchester 1-1.
Met Oval 04's trained at the famed Ajax Academy while the 06 group participated in the Iber cup in Dallas
The Met Oval U12 USSF academy group headed to Holland for 10 days over Easter to train at the storied Ajax Academy. During the week they played friendlies against the Ajax Academy, Almere FC and AFC Amsterdam's U13 groups. During the final weekend they headed to Drunen, Hollandfor the Force Cup which assembled professional academy teams from throughout Europe in the 2004 age group. Playing 7 games over the weekend the group finished 8th and savored an experience to compete with the best teams and players of Europe.
The Met Oval 06 group headed to Dallas for the Iber Cup where the played domestic and Int'l teams including RSC Anderlecht and the Dallas Texans. Met Oval's performance analyst traveled with the group to provide daily video and performance review helping the group understand the work required on and off the field to develop to ones highest potential.
National Call up
Met Oval is proud of our 2001 player Kameron Blaise who was named to the Haitian U17 national team roster for the upcoming Concacaf U17Championships later this year. He joins a growing list of Met Oval players who have been called into youth national camps or Int'l competitions.
Summer Camps / Affiliations
Met Oval is proud to announce a new camp program with Venezia FC of Italy. The newly promoted Serie B club will run two camps in conjunction with Met Oval this summer in Queens and Long Island offering the top player in older age groups a trial at the Academy in Venice.
These complement the Ajax Academy, David Villa DV7 and Met Oval skills camps slated for this summer. See info and sign up below.
High performance Summer Camps for elite level players during the summer. Locations in Queens and Long Island with Internationally certified coaches.