During the Labor Day weekend of 2016, the CYSL / Houston Dutch Lions FC had two teams competing in the Labor Day Tournament at Meyer Park (Houston, TX). During the group stage, the Dutch Lions FC U10 boys and Coach Ronald won two of their games, and tied one. The team ended first in their group and qualified for the finals. In this final, the Dutch Lions FC U10 fell to the Houstonians U10. Overall the team scored 12 goals in four games, and ended 2nd out of 8 teams. This is an accomplishment the team can be proud of.
Results for the U10 squad were as follows:
Dutch Lions FC U10 – West Houston Pachuca U10 3-3
Dutch Lions FC U10 – Lake Jackson Legends U10 5-3
Texas United U10 – Dutch Lions FC U10 2-3
Houstonians U10 – Dutch Lions FC U10 5-1
The Dutch Lions FC U12 were coached by Coach Michiel and also won two of their group stage games.
Overall the team scored 12 goals in three games and ended 6th out of 16 teams in their age group. The U12 group was just a few points short in qualifying for the semi finals.
Results for the U12 squad were as follows:
Texas United U12 – Dutch Lions FC U12 5-1
Bay City U12 – Dutch Lions FC 1-6
Dutch Lions FC – Space City U12 5-1
Overall both Coaches were satisfied with the development the players made. In a short period of time, the team got to know each other a little bit better. In the next few weeks, final preparations will be made getting ready for the kick-off of the 2016 fall season. First official games for the U10’s will be September 10th. The U12’s will have their first TYSA games in the weekend off September 17th/18th.
For questions about the CYSL / Houston Dutch Lions FC Youth Academy, please call the Houston Dutch Lions FC office at 936-271-0726.