2016 Summer South Carolina United FC Soccer Camp schedules are now posted and we are offering 3 Recreational Day camps and 3 Advanced Players Camps to meet all your soccer player needs during the summer break. Register soon on the Soccer Campswebpage!
99 Girls Elite Take the Crown of the Top U16 Girls Bracket at the Disney Showcase
The SCUFC 99 Girls Elite took the crown in the prestigious Disney Women's Soccer Showcase in the top U16 Girls Bracket (U16 Red) on January 3, 2016. They defeated the top ranked Canadian U16 team, Burlington Bayhawks, 1-0 in their first game. Next, they played the #1 ranked team in Illinois, FC United Select, who they defeated 3-1, and then rounded out to win their division by defeating New Jerseys' FC Copa, 3-1. In the final, they faced the Region II Champion and National League division leader, FC Kansas City Pink Panthers, who they defeated 1-0 to claim the trophy. The team was watched by over 100 different colleges and universities as they showcased their skills. Well done, 99 Girls Elite!
Columbia, SC – South Carolina United FC has hired Lee Morris to fill its newly created Director of Player Development position. Morris, age 35, played professionally for 16 years in England including time in the English Premier League with Sheffield United, Leicester City and Derby County.
01 Boys Elite are Region III U13 Champions and headed to Nationals!
The SCUFC 01 Boys Elite beat N. Texas's Solar Chelsea 1-0 in the USYS Region III Southern Regional Championship to bring home the U13 Region III Championship to South Carolina! During the course of the 5 games, the team only gave up 1 goal! On the way to the final, the team beat the state champions from Arkansas (5-1), Tennessee (3-0) and tied North Carolina (0-0) to advance out of group play. In the Semifinal, they beat the Lonestars, South Texas State Champions, 2-0. The 01 Boys Elite will be traveling to Oklahoma for the National Championships in July! Go United!
South Carolina United FC announced today that David Kenga has been appointed head coach of the club’s U23 SC United Bantams team, South Carolina’s only member of USL’s Premier Development League. A 2008 graduate of Winthrop University, Kenga, a midfielder, led the Eagles to the 2006 Big South Championship while leading the nation in total assists (14) and finishing second in assists per game (.67). Professionally, Kenga played for the Charleston Battery during its 2008-2009 first place season where he started in 4 of the 19 matches in which he saw action. Upon joining the coaching staff at South Carolina United FC in 2009, Kenga was named the club’s Coach of the Year in 2011. [Read more]