The Road to Florida. 15 Teams Represent Georgia Soccer at Southern Regional Championships on the path to the National Championship Series.
The 2021 US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships took place June 18-24 at the MeSA Soccer Complex, Greenville, SC. with 15 teams representing Georgia Soccer. Qualification for the National Championships Series is through State Cup & National League play with the winners of the regional competitions advancing to the 2021 US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 20-25 in Sarasota, Florida.
In group play teams were bracketed in groups of 4 against teams from the 11 South Region states (FL, NC, SC, TN, AL, GA, LA, MS, AR, South Texas and North Texas). The best of the best playing against each other for a spot in the quarter finals.
7 Georgia teams advanced to the quarter finals. Georgia Storm Soccer Academy Boys 06 Premier, CFC Red Star Boys 15u Elite, MOBA Soccer Academy Boys 04, Lanier SA (LSA) Boys 05B Archies, Savannah United Girls 08 Premier, CFC Red Star Girls 04 Elite, All-In FC Girls 03 NL Elite.
In tight games, LSA Boys 05 Archies advanced to the Semi Finals with an overtime win against Louisiana Fire SC (LA), All in FC Girls 03 NL Elite with a 2-0 win over FC Dallas (TX), Georgia Storm Boys 06 beating Baton Rouge Boys 06 2-0 and CFC Red Star Girls 04 put 5 past D’Feeters (NTX) on their way to the Semi Finals.
With rest and good weather, the game of the Semi Final round came from All in FC Girls 03. Down 2-1 the team rallied and won with a last minute winner against Braden River (FL). LSA 05 Boys got off to a quick start in their game against South Carolina United (SC) comfortably winning 2-0 to advance to their first final. CFC Red Star Girls 03 comfortably winning against Tennessee SC 5-0.
Georgia Soccer teams represented their teams and clubs well. CFC Red Star Girls, having won National League Piedmont Conference and Georgia State Cup, looked for one more trophy to add to the list. A resounding performance against a strong Team Boca (FL) team saw them lift the South Regional Champions trophy.
Both LSA Boys 05 and All in FC Girls 03 were runners up.
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Teams Representing Georgia Soccer
TASA United FC 08B (GA)(SF)
FC Sudamerica 07B (GA) (SF)
Georgia Storm Soccer Academy 06B Premier (GA) (NL-P) Semi Finalist
CFC Red Star CFC Red Star - B15U Elite - NL (GA)(SF) Quarter Finalist
MOBA Soccer Academy 04B (GA)(SF). Quarter Finalist
Lanier SA (LSA) 05B Archies (GA)(SF). Regional Finalist - Runners up
Savannah United 08G Premier (GA) (SC) Quarter Finalist
Inter Atlanta FC 07 Girls Elite - ATH A (GA)(SC)
Inter Atlanta FC 06 Girls Elite (GA)(SC)
Inter Atlanta FC 05 Girls Elite (GA) (SC)
CFC Red Star 04G Elite (GA)(NL-P)* Champions
Georgia Impact SC 03G Elite (GA)(SF)
All-In FC 03G NL Elite (GA)(NL-PC)* Regional Finalist - Runners up
Savannah United 02 Girls Premier (GA)(NL-PC)
Georgia Impact SC U19G Elite (GA)(SF)
SC - State Cup Champion
SF - State Cup Finalist
NL - National League Champion or Qualifier