Maps Cup is ranked #1 in the United States. With teams from all over the region, UFA NJ Strikers were placed in the highest U16 boys flight. Their first opponent was 2nd ranked in the country and 2013 New York State Champion Smithtown Kickers. UFA came out with no fear and defeated Smithtown 3-0. Feeling full of energy and hoping to continue their run, UFA took on #1 ranked from Delaware DSB Kickers. UFA went down 1-0 but turned it on in the second half to come away with a 2-1 victory. With that victory it guaranteed UFA a place in the finals. On Sunday morning, UFA took on Manalapan Fusion Select and defeated them 1-0. The stage was set for what was to be a great showdown in the finals between UFA NJ Strikers and #6 ranked in the country Manhattan Paris St. Germain. With both teams having played each other in previous competition, Manhattan was the heavy favorite. From the first whistle, UFA was dominant. With 2 goals in the fist half and 1 in the second, UFA came away with a 3-0 victory and shocked the region by winning the big cup. UFA played four quality games of soccer scoring 9 goals and allowing 1. UFA carries 19 players and all made a contribution to this weekend's success. PICTURE
The UFA NJ Strikers have been accepted into the U.S. Youth Soccer National League. The Strikers are one of only two teams from NJ to be accepted into the league in the U15 to U18 age groups. The team will compete against some of the best teams from across the country. All games are played at 3 sites, North Carolina, Florida and Las Vegas.
Congratulations to the UFA NJ Strikers on winning the US Club U15 Boys National Cup! The Strikers, after winning the NJ State Cup went on to win the regional playoffs to earn a spot in the national finals held in Waukegan Illinois from 7/27 through 7/30. The team began their run towards the championship by defeating the Elgin Pumas (Illinois) 4-1 on Friday. On Saturday they defeated WST Forza96/97 (Oregon) by a score of 4-0. Sunday’s opponent was TUSA Gold (North Carolina) who fell to the Strikers 3-0. These three victories put the Strikers in the final to be played on Monday 7/30 against PFC (Ohio). Once again, the Strikers denied their opponents and captured the National Cup title by winning their final match 2-0. Throughout the tournament, the Strikers scored 13 goals while only surrendering 1. PHOTO
UFA Soccer wants to congratulate the following travel soccer teams for their successful spring season.
UFA Nitro U9 Girls - 2nd Place in MOSA National 6 UFA Storm U11 Girls - 2nd Place in MOSA Premier UFA Avalanche U14 Girls - 2nd Place in MOSA National 2
UFA Revolution U10 Boys - 2nd Place in MOSA Premier UFA Fury U16 Boys - 1st Place in MOSA National 1
UFA NJ Strikers are the US Club Mid-Atlantic Regional Champions. The regional championships were held at the Tuckahoe fields in Hammonton NJ July 6-9.
In the preliminary round, UFA beat DBS Kickers (DE) 3-1, Parsippany Cobras (NJ) 3-0 and Empire Soccer Academy (NY) 2-0. UFA played Philadelphia Coppa (PA) in the semi-finals and earned a spot in the finals with a 3-0 win. In the finals UFA defeated Manalapan Fusion Select (NJ) 3-0. With this win, UFA NJ Strikers have advanced to the National Cup XI finals where a National Championship will be awarded. This event will take place July 27-30 at the Waukegan Sports Park in Waukegan, Illinois. PHOTO
UFA NJ STRIKERS were finalists in the 2012 MAPS CUP. After beating New York soccer club 1-0, ufa beat Herndon Boca (VA) 3-1. Their 3rd game was against their toughest opponent Manhattan and only needing a tie to go to the championship, ufa came away with a 1-1 draw. In the finals ufa lost 2-1 to top ranked Smithtown Arsenal. With this accomplishment, UFA NJ Strikers are now ranked #1 in the Nation according to Gotsoccer rankings as of 6/27/2012. PHOTO
UFA Storm won the u11 girls championship at the 2012 Ryder Cup Tournament held at Fort Dix on June 23rd and 24th. After a shakey start on Saturday, Storm returned to form on Sunday winning 3 consecutive games, scoring 9 goals while surrendering 0.
UFA Storm won the u11 girls championship at the 2012 Hopewell Valley Soccer Tournament. After playing to a 0-0 tie in their opening game with Morris United, Storm went on to beat Hopewell Valley (5-1), Robbinsville (4-0) and Bridgewater (3-2) to capture first place.
UFA NJ STRIKERS U15 BOYS WON THE 2012 US CLUB NJ STATE CUP. After beating Pasco 1-0 in the semi finals, UFA played the finals at Mercer County Park and beat Washington Lighting 3-1 to capture their first state championship. After a first round bye, UFA beat Westfield Santos 3-0, East Brunswick Elite 2-0, South Jersey Elite Barons 5-1 in the quarter finals, Pasco 1-0 in the semis and Washington Twp Lightining 3-1 in the finals.. UFA will now compete in the US Club regionals held in July. PHOTO
UFA NJ Strikers U15 boys win the 2012 Region 1 Premier league north division. By winning the division they will play in the regional playoffs which are held in Kirkwood, Delaware May 12 & 13. UFA finished the season with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 1 tie against teams from NY, CT, MA, NH. They scored 19 goals and allowed 5 in 7 games. For more information on the regional playoffs click on the link below. http://tournaments.usyouthsoccer.org/events/2012-Region-I-Premier-League/Schedule/U15-Boys/North/
March 10th and 11th, UFA participated in the Jefferson Cup held in Richmond, VA. One of the top tournaments in the country with over 500 teams through out the nation. UFA opened their play with victories over South Carolina Battery Pre Academy(2-1) and Sereno 97 Boys(Arizona) (2-1) On Sunday,UFA lost 1-0 to Twin City Elite(NC) and then beat FC Milwaukee USSDA(Wisconsin) 2-1 to earn a Semi Finalist spot.
March 3rd & 4th UFA traveled to New York to participate in the Manhattan Spring Kickoff. UFA beat NEFC Elite(MA) 2-0 and tied Massapequa Celtic(NY) 1-1 and top ranked Manhattan Paris St. Germain(NY) 0-0. UFA allowed 1 goal and no losses and finished as a Semi Finalist.
UFA NJ Strikers U15 boys were Semi-Finalist at the 2011 Disney Soccer Showcase. The tournament was held at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports in Disney Florida from December 27th to December 30th. It is one of the most competitive/largest college showcases in the country. After losing the first game to FC America (Florida) UFA then tied Gwinnett SA (Georgia) and beat CCV Stars97 Black(Arizona) to qualify for the Semi-Finals. UFA NJ Strikers brought home the 3rd place trophy by beating Regional Champion Smithtown Arsenal (New York) 2-1.
UFA NJ Strikers U15 boys were champions of the MSSL College Showcase Super Group. After a scoreless championship game, UFA beat Lower Merion in PK's. Team Picture
Allentown Vallero was Midlands u14 Champs today finishing the Tournament 4-1, with the Championship won during the first Overtime. With the Tournment the team finished 11-1-1 ! Team Picture
UFA NJ Strikers (U15B) - won the Maps 2011 Fall Challenge tournament. After breezing through the preliminary rounds, UFA beat Washington Twp Lightning 2-1 in the semi finals and then beat Massapequa Celtics 2-1 (PKS) for the championship. Team Picture
UFA NJ Strikers (U15B) - Champions of the YMS Columbus Day Tournament beating host YMS Premier 1-0 in the Finals
UFA Storm, (Girls U-11) Flight Champions at the 2011 East Brunswick Labor Day Tournament. The team was undefeated during the tournament, winning the championship game in a dramtic shoot-out. Storm was perfect in their penelty kicks and goalie Abby Howell stopped 2 penelty kicks during the shoot-out. Team picture.
UFA NJ Strikers - finalists in the Futsal National Championships held in Anaheim, California. UFA finished the tournament with 3 wins and 1 loss. Team Picture
UFA Allentown Strikers (U13 Boys) -- Flight Champions 2011 Beach Blast Tournament. The team went a perfect 4-0 during the tournament with a 28-3 goal differential. Team Picture
The U9 Allentown Revolution boys finished their MOSA National 3 spring season in 1stplace with 9 wins and an impressive 25 goal differential. The boys played their last game against the 2ndplace Millstone Demolition with a decisive 4-0 victory. Congratulations to the boys for all of their hard work and effort over this past year – and good luck in the fall season!
The UFA NJ Strikers (U14 Boys) -- were semifinalists at the Manhattan Kickoff Tournament this past weekend. The event was held at Randall's Island in New York City. With this result, UFA is now ranked #1 in NJ and #13 in the Nation in the National Soccer Rankings provided by GotSoccer.com.
The UFA NJ Strikers (U14 Boys) -- won the 2011 Regional Championships of Futsal and have moved on to the Nationals. The nationals are to be played from July 7 to July 11th in Anaheim, California. After breezing though the qualifying rounds, UFA NJ Strikers beat Lower Merion (PA) 9-5 in the semifinals and beat Suffolk Boca(NY) 2-1 in the finals.
The UFA NJ Strikers (U14 Boys) -- 2011 NJ State Futsal Champions -- In January, the NJ Strikers went undefeated and won the State Futsal Tournament. With the win, the NJ Strikers now advance to the Regionals to be held in February over a 3-day period in Wildwood, NJ. Team Picture
Highbury Gunners (U13 Boys)--2010 New Jersey Metro Cup 3v3 Champions. The Gunners went undefeated during the tournament and qualified for the regional Metro Cup 3v3 finals against teams from New York and Connecticut. The Gunners are made up of 3 players each from UFA Soccer and the Monroe Soccer Club
UFA Freedom (5/6 Girls) won the U12 Girls division of the Midlands Tournament held on 11/20 and 11/21 with a tournament record of 4-1. In addition, the team finished their season with an impressive 7-1-1 record. Congratulations to the players and coaches.
UFA NJ Strikers (U14 Boys)-- Lehigh Valley Labor Day Tournament Champions (Championship Flight). During the tournament the team beat the #3 and #9 ranked teams in NJ and the #2 team from PA. In the finals the team beat the #1 Team from PA (1-0). This showing in the tournament is expected to put the NJ Strikers in the top 5 teams in New Jersey.
UFA NJ Strikers (U14 Boys)-- 2010 MSSL Central Jersey Invitational Champions. Team Picture
UFA NJ Strikers (U14 Boys)-- 2010 Rider Cup Champions. Team Picture
UFA NJ Strikers (U14 Boys)-- 2010 New Jersey Shore Cup Champions. Team Picture
UFA Grizzlies (U16 Boys)-- 2010 New Jersey Shore Cup Champions
UFA Vultures (U18 Boys) -- 2010 MOSA Cup Cup Champions. Team Picture
UFA NJ Strikers (U13 Boys) 2010 Memorial Day -- Virginian Cup Champions. Team Picture
UFA Strikers (U12 Boys) Pemberton Columbus Day Tournament Champions. Team Picture