We are so proud of our Keliix U18 girls and boys! Both teams have won their age group at the President's Cup, Regional Championship in Overland Park, Kansas.
Our 18 Boys played 5 games, in 5 days and came away with the Championship and 5 injuries!! The boys put 9 goals in and gave up only 1!
Our 18 Girls played 5 games, in 5 days and came away with the Championship and no injuries!! The girls put 8 goals in and gave up only 1!
Here is a Recap Snippet:
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (June 17, 2019) – The 2019 US Youth Soccer Midwest Presidents Cup presented by Chipotle came to a finish on Monday in Overland Park, Kan. The five-day event, which kicked off June 14, crowned 14 champions, 12 of which also secured berths in the 2019 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup presented by Chipotle, which will be played from July 10-14 at the Richard Siegel Soccer Complex in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
U18 Championship Round Recaps
Winning the age division means not only being crowned with a Midwest Regional title, but the winning teams have also earned a berth in the National Presidents Cup.
Keliix-Intra Premier (MN) will join the club’s 18U Boys team at National Presidents Cup after a close, 1-0, overtime victory against Strikers Fox Valley 01 Premier (IL). Keliix showed it knew how to win a close overtime game in yesterday’s semifinal and once again used that composure to earn another tight victory. After a scoreless regulation period of play, Avery Junker scored what would be the winning goal in the 98th minute of play. The Keliix defense held strong through the final whistle to earn the 18U girls title.
After a multi-goal showing in yesterday’s game, MidState Soccer Club (IL) got locked down as Keliix Intra (MN) leveraged a lone first half goal into a 1-0 victory. Ramzi Ouro-Akondo got on the end of a ball floating toward the MidState 18-yard box midway through the first half to break the deadlock. With the keeper rushing to get to the ball, Ouro-Akondo flicked a header up and over the keeper to make it 1-0 for the Minnesota side. MidState couldn’t muster the right touches in the final third to break the deadlock through the final whistle and Keliix earns the 18U title and a spot at National Presidents Cup.