(Dec. 22, 2015) - The Boston Breakers are pleased to announce today a youth club partnership with the New England Football Club (NEFC).
The new partnership will bring more than 75 girls’ teams into the Breakers Family and provide a pathway to the Boston Breakers College Academy, reserve, and professional teams.
"We are partnering with one of best youth clubs in the region and a nationally recognized name in youth soccer," said Boston Breakers general manager Lee Billiard. "We sat with NEFC management and talked through what this would look like. It is something that really excites me, and to be working with the smart soccer and business people at NEFC will help make this one of the best clubs on a national level.”
NEFC joins the Breakers Family with an impressive track record. NEFC has won six National Championships during the last two years including the US Club Soccer NPL, US Club Soccer National Cup, and US Youth Soccer national titles. In addition, NEFC’s coaching staff includes multiple college coaches who provide comprehensive support for players navigating the college soccer recruiting process.
"I'm really excited for this partnership," said Matthew Beard, new Boston Breakers head coach, who also worked directly with the Liverpool FC women on the creation and success of their own youth academy. "Youth soccer means a lot to me, and it will be great to see so many young players get the opportunity to learn from and meet the Boston Breakers pro players. It will also be good for me to watch the next generation of Boston Breakers develop as soccer players"
The partnering organizations will be co-branded NEFC-Breakers given the tremendous reputations of both brands. All Elite teams will play as the Boston Breakers Academy and serve as a bridge between the youth program and the college, reserve and professional squads.
Mazar continued, “in addition to the Breakers partnership, NEFC - Breakers will expand the current regional model offering opportunities in both the North Shore and South Shore regions.”
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