FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NY Select LC Academy Joins Season Three of the Champions Cup Series for 2023-2024
Yonkers, NY (September 21, 2023) - United Futsal is thrilled to announce that NY Select LC Academy, a premier youth development program based in Yonkers, New York, has joined Season Three of the Champions Cup Series for the 2023-2024 season.
Led by Club Director Marcos Archundia, and Coaches Mateus Lima and Roger Alayo, NY Select LC Academy has a strong track record of preparing young players for future success in both futsal and football. With over 25+ years of coaching experience between the three, three National titles, ten Regional Championships, extensive coaching licenses, and professional playing experience – the club is ready to further their mark in the world of futsal under the guidance of their dedicated coaching staff and rich history of accomplishments.
NY Select LC Academy’s primary goal in joining the Champions Cup Series is enhancing player development, with aspirations to become national champions and contribute to the growth of futsal in the northeast. Their commitment to nurturing talent has attracted top players from renowned clubs like the New York City Football Club (NYC FC) and NY Red Bulls, solidifying their position as one of the most competitive programs in the NY, NJ, and CT areas. Joining the Champions Cup Series aligns with their mission, as it focuses on development, which NY Select LC Academy holds in high regard.
“We are delighted to join the Champions Cup Series, and look forward to a season of growth, development, and competition,” said Archundia. “The impact of futsal on youth development is profound, fostering confidence, ball mastery, and technical skills that translate to success in outdoor soccer. It’s a huge benefit to our players, and we look forward to offering them more opportunities within the sport.”
NY Select LC Academy’s club philosophy revolves around infusing the culture of football and futsal, emphasizing fundamental skills and technique development, and teaching quick decision-making. As an affiliate of NYC FC, they aim to prepare their players for the opportunity to participate in MLS Next, and believe that the Champions Cup Series is a good pathway to help their players reach these goals. Within the Champions Cup Series program, NY Select LC Academy will have exposure to top competition across the world, international player development opportunities, as well as enhanced social media presence through program promotion, which will position them as one of the premier futsal and football youth development programs in the northeast.
“We are poised to make a lasting impact on the next generation of players,” said Archundia. “How can you not be excited and ready for the season to start!”
For more information on NY Select LC Academy and their exciting first venture through the upcoming season of the Champions Cup Series, follow them on social media @nyselectlc.
*About NY Select LC Academy*
NY Select LC Academy is a dynamic youth development program located in Yonkers, New York, specializing in the growth and preparation of young talents aged 5-12 for success in both futsal and football. With a rich history of achievements, NY Select LC Academy is committed to instilling a passion for the beautiful game and honing the essential skills needed for future success.
*About United Futsal’s Champions Cup Series*
The Champions Cup Series, organized by United Futsal, is a premier global Futsal championship bringing together 32 clubs from around the US to compete for a chance to represent the US at the World Futsal Cup. It provides an unparalleled platform for youth development, fostering top-tier talent and exposing them to high-level competition. For more information, visit www.unitedfutsal.com.
Club Director, NY Select LC Academy
Director of Marketing and Communications, United Futsal