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Club Expands MLS NEXT Program Through U16 (2006)

By Michigan Jaguars FC, 05/13/21, 8:45AM EDT


Michigan Jaguars FC will offer MLS NEXT teams for U13-U16 Boys

Starting in the upcoming 2021-22 season, the club will offer MLS NEXT teams at the U13, U14, U15, and U16 age groups.

NOVI, Mich. - Michigan Jaguars FC has been awarded additional MLS NEXT age groups by Major League Soccer. Starting in the upcoming 2021-22 season, the club will offer MLS NEXT teams in the U13, U14, U15,  and U16 age groups.

“Our club is excited to offer the MLS NEXT platform to more players,” said Pete Pososki, the club’s MLS NEXT Director. “We want to continue building this program with the goal of eventually offering a full pathway.”

Noah Jackson (Jaguars 2008 MLS NEXT)

Jaguars 2008 MLS NEXT team in action during its 4-1 win over Midwest United

MLS NEXT replaced the U.S. Soccer Development Academy in 2020 and is considered the elite league in the United States for boys soccer players. Michigan Jaguars FC MLS NEXT teams compete against the best boys teams and players, including the academies affiliated with professional MLS clubs.

“On top of playing against better competition, our boys will have many opportunities to be scouted by both Colleges and MLS Academies,” Pososki said. “Our club’s goal is to put each player in the best development environment, and that includes pushing our best players into MLS Academies if they are ready for that opportunity.”

Interested boys should contact Pete Pososki for ID Session information.

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Eligibility: Boys U13 (2009) – U16 (2006)
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