Dallas Texans Boys Elevate ECNL as Top Competitive Platform
RICHMOND, VA (April 24, 2020) – The ECNL Boys is excited to announce that the Dallas Texans will be placing the ECNL at the top of their boy’s player pathway for the 2020-2021 season. The addition marks another significant step forward for the league in both Texas and across the country.
“The Texans have been a high-performing club in the ECNL since the inception of the league, and this move will both strengthen that relationship and enhance the competitive level of the league,” said ECNL Boys Commissioner Jason Kutney.
The Texans were an original member of the ECNL Boys in the Texas Conference. The club recently aligned all of its top girls’ teams with the ECNL Girls, and now have chosen to move their former US Development Academy players and teams into the ECNL Boys. The club will operate two teams per age group in the league this year.
Between the Texans and its affiliates, there are nearly 700 teams and more than 18,000 boys and girls in the Dallas market representing the club. Having won numerous state, regional, and national championships, in addition to major tournaments around the world like Dallas Cup, Gothia Cup, Iberia Cup, and Helsinki Cup, the Texans bring a history of significant success on all stages into the league.
“The Dallas Texans are extremely excited to participate in ECNL, which has created a very competitive environment for the players,” said Texans founder Hassan Nazari. “The flexible policies allow the players to pursue a variety of possibilities and goals. As a club, we would like to ensure the best opportunities for our players to succeed and we feel the ECNL platform will provide this.”
Additional announcements regarding league membership growth will continue through the coming weeks.
About Elite Clubs National League Boys: Elite Clubs National League Boys (ECNL Boys) was founded to provide a top class, club-based development, training, and competition platform for youth male soccer players in the United States. The mission of the ECNL Boys is to improve the landscape for players in the United States through innovative, player-centered programming that raises standards of quality and improves the player experience in all aspects of the game. The ECNL Boys is sanctioned by US Club Soccer and is sponsored by PUMA North America.