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South Atlantic Premier League

Schedules / Standings | Qualification Pathway

Qualifying boys teams in five age groups from 14-U to 19-U from the South Atlantic  Premier League will advance to the ENPL Playoffs in summer 2019. These teams will earn qualification to the postseason ENPL Playoffs based on their performances throughout the regular season.

The South Atlantic Premier League has 12 clubs spanning Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee:

  • AFC Lightning (Ga.)
  • Charlotte United FC (N.C.)
  • Chattanooga FC (Tenn.)
  • Discoveries SC (S.C.)
  • FC Alliance (Tenn.)
  • Lake Norman SC (N.C.)
  • South Carolina United FC (S.C.)
  • Southern Soccer Academy (Ga.)
  • Triangle United Soccer Association (N.C.)
  • United Futbol Academy (Ga.)
  • USA Mount Pleasant (S.C.)
  • Wake FC (N.C.)

Quotes from member clubs:

  • David Allred, Executive Director of Wake FC: “I think it’s a great platform of competition that will be a phenomenal development opportunity for the players. At the older age groups, it will really serve as a great showcase for players that want to play college soccer.”
  • Kian Brownlee, Director of Coaching for United Soccer Academy-Mount Pleasant: “We are truly excited to be a part of the great league structure of the NPL. We are convinced that it will be the most consistent competitive environment in which our players will grow and our coaches can focus on their development and quality of play.”
  • John Cirillo, Director of Soccer for Triangle United: “Going into our fifth year of NPL, Triangle United is excited about being a part of the South Atlantic Premier League once again. With the new clubs coming on board, as well as moving into the ENPL, the South Atlantic Premier League, in my opinion, is going to be a very strong league. We are looking forward to great competition for many years to come."
  • Simon Davey, Director of Coaching for Southern Soccer Academy: “Having competed in NPL for the last three years, we feel that this exciting new development is the ideal program for our elite boys teams to compete at the regional level. The league will also give players great college exposure.”
  • Iggy Moleka, Director of Soccer for United Futbol Academy: “United Futbol Academy is looking forward to a new season in the South Atlantic Premier League and to be a part of the ENPL. We believe that the league will provide a well-balanced schedule and good competition for our boys program. The NPL has been growing stronger every season, and we feel like our conference will provide a strong challenge, as well as good exposure to college coaches.”


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