The Orlando City women’s youth teams in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) were all in action in important conference action the weekend of Nov. 22-23. The teams traveled to Georgia to square off against league rivals. Below we summarize Orlando City’s ECNL teams fared.
Orlando City’s ECNL U-18 squad played the Atlanta Fire U-18 team on Nov. 22 and had a good afternoon, claiming a 3-1 victory. Kasey Rakauskas led all scorers, tallying two goals. Evelyn Neidert added a goal and an assist for the Lions. Christen Barney chipped in two assists. The Lions played again the next day against GSA ECNL U-18s. Orlando City struggled in this game and fell 5-0.
Continue reading OCSC: Tracking the Young Lady Lions
It was a quiet weekend for Orlando City news. The club held its Play Bingo Ladies Luncheon, presented by Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, on Saturday at the Rosen Plaza Hotel—providing a day of bingo, champagne, mimosas and prizes from Tiffany’s for those in attendance.
The Orlando City Foundation is doing good work in the Orlando area, making the world a better place for the children of Central Florida.
In other news, Tommy Redding and Tyler Turner left to join the U.S. U-20 team on its trip to Spain, in preparation for U-20 FIFA World Cup qualifying in January 2015. The U-20 team will compete in three matches in Marbella while overseas. The U.S. will take on Russia (U-21), the Republic of Ireland and Canada.
Continue reading The Weekend in Soccer…(11/10/14)
As is always the case, it was an interesting weekend in the world of soccer. Things are a little quiet following last huge week’s stadium groundbreaking gala, but we’re still pretty much abuzz from it.
In case you missed our coverage:
I can’t say enough good things about all of the thought and effort (and money!) that went into the groundbreaking party. It had a little of everything—dignitaries, Orlando City players, a massive march to the stadium site, fireworks, flying confetti, music, a specially constructed box with 24 tons of purple sand, a unique fan giveaway, and one of the best street parties you’ll ever see. And the weather was perfect.
So what’s next for Orlando City?
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