FC Dallas 2006 ECNL RL Clinches Back-to-Back National Titles in Thrilling Victory over Slammers FC

FC Dallas 2006 ECNL RL has secured their second consecutive 2006 ECNL Regional League title in a thrilling match against the formidable Slammers. Led by Maya Colmenero's brace, FC Dallas fought back from a 2-3 deficit to claim a thrilling 4-3 victory.

Jul 18, 2023 - 23:05
Jul 19, 2023 - 10:04
FC Dallas 2006 ECNL RL Clinches Back-to-Back National Titles in Thrilling Victory over Slammers FC
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In a pulsating and fiercely contested match against a formidable Slammers side, FC Dallas emerged victorious, securing their second consecutive 2006 ECNL Regional League title. The championship clash showcased the sheer determination and skill of both teams, with FC Dallas ultimately prevailing by a narrow margin of 4-3, thanks to a Maya Colmenero brace.

FC Dallas wasted no time in asserting their dominance, taking an early lead in the first half. Maya Colmenero seized a momentary opening and fired a sensational shot over the Slammers goalkeeper at the near post. Adding to the scoreline, LG Moncrief unleashed a momentous 20-yard strike that found the side netting, giving FC Dallas a comfortable 2-0 advantage.

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However, the Slammers fought back just before halftime, capitalizing on a well-executed set piece to head the ball into the net, reducing the deficit to 2-1. Buoyed by this lifeline, the Slammers roared into the second half, swiftly scoring twice within a ten-minute span to seize a 3-2 lead over the reigning champions. Undeterred, FC Dallas rallied, refusing to relinquish their title hopes. Macy Childers found herself in the right place at the right time, tapping in a well-placed set piece delivered by Hayden Goodman to level the match. As the clock ticked down, Maya Colmenero once again showcased her goal scoring capability, completing her brace with a clever assist from LG Moncrief, securing a thrilling 4-3 victory for FC Dallas and sealing their back-to-back national titles.

Throughout the Championship weekend, FC Dallas displayed a remarkable team performance, with multiple players making significant contributions. In addition to LG Moncrief and Maya Colmenero, who both scored multiple goals in the final, Macy Childers and Madison Asel also played pivotal roles in FC Dallas' successful campaign.

The semifinal encounter was a true test of nerves, with goalkeeper Aubrey Tipton emerging as the hero, saving crucial penalty kicks. Meanwhile, Sam Boettiger delivered the decisive kick, propelling FC Dallas to the final with an invaluable goal.

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As the squad basks in the glory of their championship triumph, they are preparing for the upcoming 2023-2024 season. Notably, the team will experience a transition in coaching staff, with Coach Gareth Evans assuming the role of FC Dallas RL G06 Coach.

With their back-to-back national titles and a dedicated coaching staff, FC Dallas 2006 ECNL RL looks set to continue their impressive journey, aiming to maintain their status as one of the most formidable teams in the league.