By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
June 13, 2013-In a battle between two Westchester Youth Soccer League (WYSL) teams, the FC Somers Force defeated Yonkers United Rush Conquerors, 4-1, to capture the Boys-Under-12 ENY Upper 90 Cup. The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) championship game was played under sunny skies on June 1 at Stringham Park in LaGrange.
Michael Barbaglio, Michael Ferraro, Aidan Spillane and Charlie Weissman scored for FC Somers.
"We play Yonkers often in the Westchester Youth Soccer League and the difference today was our manpower," commented FC Somers coach Mark Rossiter. "We outlasted them on this hot day as we had six substitutes and they only had one."
With 123,843 youth soccer players––68,587 boys and 55,256 girls––and more than 25,000 volunteers, the non-profit Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) stretches from Montauk Point, Long Island to the Canadian border. Members are affiliated with 12 leagues throughout the association, which covers the entire state of New York east of Route 81. Eastern New York exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for children and teenagers between the ages of 5 and 19 years old, and to encourage the healthy development of youth players, coaches, referees and administrators. All levels of soccer are offered––from intramural, travel team and premier players as well as Special Children. No child who wants to play soccer is turned away. Eastern New York is a proud member of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association. For more information, please log on to http://www.enysoccer.com/, which receives nearly 300,000 hits annually from the growing soccer community.