By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Associatio
February 15, 2018-The Eastern New York Premier League (ENYPL) is the oldest continuous Premier League in the United States and enters its 18th year in 2018. Under the direction of ENYPL Chairperson Andreas Touros, teams from eight member leagues from all over the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) form the ENYPL for the 2018 Spring Season. In 2017, New York City had the most teams registered while this year, Long Island takes those honors. The all-star line-up of 47 teams who kick off the season on the weekend of March 10 and 11:
“ENYPL is bringing something new to the competition as the top two ENYPL teams move into State Open Cup semifinal round but they must be registered in the State Cup and have been eliminated in one of the earlier rounds,” commented ENYPL Chairperson Touros. “As always, the State Open Cup champion will represent Eastern New York in the Regionals.”
For more information about the ENYPL, the State Cup or any of our other innovative programs, please contact the Eastern New York office at 516-766-0849.
With over 100,000 youth soccer players––both boys and 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 11 leagues throughout the association, which covers the entire state of New York east of Route 81. ENYYSA 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. ENYYSA 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.