GIRLS ECNL REGIONAL LEAGUE OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE TO PARTICIPATE IN 2019-2020 SEASON & OPEN CUP
League will feature 21 teams across 7 member clubs.
RICHMOND, VA (June 1, 2019) – The participating teams for the ECNL Regional League – Ohio Valley Conference are set for the 2019-2020 season. The competition will bring immediate meaning, as the winners of the Girls ECNL Regional League Ohio Valley Conference at U15, U16 and U17 will qualify for the ECNL Open Cup at the ECNL National Playoffs.
The following clubs will be participating in the Girls ECNL Regional League – Ohio Valley Conference, in three age groups from U15 – U17, in the 2019-2020 season:
- FC Pride
- Indiana Fire
- Internationals SC
- Ohio Elite SA
- Ohio Premier
- Pittsburgh Riverhounds
- WNY Flash
“The Girls ECNL Regional League Ohio Valley Conference will offer competition and service more players, teams and coaches in the region,” said Girls ECNL Commissioner Jen Winnagle. “We are excited to provide a pathway, and look forward to the first season of competition.”
The Girls ECNL Regional League will be operated and managed by the Girls ECNL.
About Girls Elite Clubs National League: The Girls Elite Clubs National League (Girls ECNL) was founded in 2009 to enhance the developmental experience of female youth soccer players in the United States through: (i) improving the competitive environment through creation of a true national competitive league; (ii) improving the process for identifying elite female soccer players through a systematic scouting and identification program based on national competitions; and (iii) improving the daily training environment at top female youth soccer clubs through developing best practices and training and organizational guidelines for its member clubs. The ECNL is sanctioned by US Club Soccer and is sponsored by Nike Soccer.