Nina Mathelus: Rising Star from ECNL New England League Chosen for Inaugural Conference Cup

Nina Mathelus, a rising soccer star from the ECNL New England League, has been selected as one of the five players to represent her league in the historic ECNL Conference Cup.

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Nina Mathelus: Rising Star from ECNL New England League Chosen for Inaugural Conference Cup

The ECNL (Elite Clubs National League) is set to make history with its first-ever Conference Cup, bringing together 90 of the top and rising players from the ECNL program. Among the elite talents selected for this prestigious tournament is Nina Mathelus, a formidable forward who represents Scorpions ECNL 07.

At just an young age, Nina has already left a mark in the world of soccer. Her passion and dedication to the sport have led her to represent not one but two national teams - the U17 Philippine Women's National Team and the U20 Haitian National Team. This remarkable accomplishment speaks volumes about her skill and versatility as a player, showcasing her ability to perform at an international level.

Recently, Nina played a pivotal role in the U17 Phillipines' triumph over Guam during the AFC U17 Women's Asian Cup Qualifying campaign, scoring an impressive hat-trick that secured a resounding 3-1 victory for her team. This memorable performance further solidified her status as a rising star in the soccer world.

Nina's journey in soccer has been filled with noteworthy achievements and recognition. She has received call-ups to both the U17 and U20 Haitian National Teams. Additionally, she was invited to the prestigious USA National Soccer Team Regional ID Clinics for consecutive years (2021, 2022, and 2023), reflecting the recognition of her potential and talent on the domestic front as well.

At the heart of Nina's success is her pivotal role as a crucial member of the Scorpions SC 2007 girls team. Recently, the team achieved a remarkable feat by becoming the National Showcase Champions in San Diego, California with Nina scoring a remarkable 5 goals and having 3 assists. Nina's contributions to the team's success have not gone unnoticed, and her selection as one of the two forwards from the New England League for the inaugural Conference Cup is a testament to her exceptional skills and dedication to the sport.

The Conference Cup, being the first of its kind in ECNL history, promises to be a showcase of the best young talents in the country, and Nina Mathelus is undoubtedly one of its brightest stars. This opportunity is not just a chance to prove her abilities on a larger stage but also a crucial stepping stone in her ongoing development as a player.

"I am very excited to say that I will be attending the first ever ECNL Girls Conference Cup" Nina stated. In addition she considers the opportunity an honor.

As Nina Mathelus prepares to embark on this thrilling journey to Chula Vista, the soccer world will surely continue to follow this young talent and her development. Her journey of success, from representing both Philippine and Haitian national teams to shining in the ECNL New England League, is a testament to her talent, dedication, and unwavering passion for the beautiful game.

The ECNL Conference Cup is bound to be a memorable event, and Nina Mathelus is undoubtedly poised to leave her mark on this historic occasion, further cementing her status as one of the brightest young talents in US Youth Soccer. The future is undoubtedly bright for this talented forward.