Slammers FC HB Køge Clinches Coveted Title as ECNL Girls 2022-23 Overall Club Champion; Top 25 Clubs Announced

Slammers FC HB Køge has emerged victorious as the recipient of the esteemed 2022-23 ECNL Girls Overall Club Championship. This recognition, earned through exceptional performance in regular-season conference matches and the ECNL National Playoffs and Finals, signifies an impressive display of consistent excellence across all age divisions.

Aug 27, 2023 - 13:18
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Slammers FC HB Køge Clinches Coveted Title as ECNL Girls 2022-23 Overall Club Champion; Top 25 Clubs Announced

Richmond, Va. (August 25, 2023) — In a moment of triumph and recognition, the ECNL proudly declares Slammers FC HB Køge as the victor of the prestigious 2022-23 ECNL Girls Overall Club Championship. This coveted accolade crowns the club that amassed the highest collective points from regular-season conference matches and displayed exceptional prowess at the ECNL National Playoffs and Finals. Achieving this championship requires unwavering excellence across all age divisions throughout the entire season.

“We're both humbled and honored to be celebrated as a club champion, considering the caliber of clubs within this league," remarked Walid Khoury, ECNL Girls Director of Slammers FC HB Køge. "The club title is a goal we set for ourselves every year—it's the standard we uphold as a club."

Slammers FC HB Køge dominated the Southwest Conference, clinching the top position in three age groups (U16, U17, U18/19). The club impressively secured berths for all six of their teams at the ECNL Girls National Playoffs in San Diego, with an impressive feat of advancing four teams to the ECNL Girls National Finals in Richmond. Adding to their glory, the Slammers U18/19 team seized the ECNL Girls National Championship Trophy in San Diego, while their U13 counterparts claimed victory at the ECNL Girls National Championship in Richmond, this July.

Walid Khoury noted, "To succeed, you must confront the nation's finest competitors. Simply being recognized alongside these esteemed clubs and guiding teams to the quarterfinals and semifinals is an achievement, given the caliber of the top ECNL clubs."

Off the field, Khoury acknowledged the club's solidarity as a pivotal factor contributing to their perennial success. "There are numerous facets beyond just the competitive aspect. It's the backing we receive from parents, players, coaches, and administrators. We function as a unified entity."

The reigning overall club champion from the previous year, Solar SC, secured the runner-up position this season. Solar SC emerged victorious in three age categories in the Texas Conference (U13, U15, U16) and succeeded in qualifying five teams for the ECNL Girls National Playoffs. The pinnacle of their success arrived at the ECNL Girls National Finals in Richmond, where they claimed the U16 ECNL National Championship.

San Diego Surf, with five teams advancing to the ECNL Girls National Playoffs and four teams (U13, U14, U15, U17) progressing to the ECNL Girls National Finals, secured third place in the overall club rankings.

Real Colorado National's triumphs included propelling all six of their teams to the ECNL Girls National Playoffs in San Diego, and achieving advancement for two teams (U13 and U15) to the ECNL Girls National Finals, securing their fourth place in the overall club standings.

Michigan Hawks, the reigning U15 ECNL Girls National Champions, achieved a remarkable feat by sending all six of their teams to the ECNL Girls National Playoffs, solidifying their place in the top five.

Listed below are the complete rankings of the Top 25 clubs. Heartfelt congratulations are extended to all the clubs that secured their positions on this list.

  1. Slammers FC HB Køge
  2. Solar SC
  3. San Diego Surf
  4. Real Colorado National
  5. Michigan Hawks
  6. MVLA
  7. SLSG Navy
  8. Concorde Fire Platinum
  9. Internationals
  10. Legends FC
  11. PDA Blue
  12. FC Dallas
  13. Beach FC
  14. Charlotte SA
  15. DKSC
  16. Crossfire Premier
  17. United Futbol Academy
  18. Eclipse Select SC
  19. San Juan SC
  20. So Cal Blues
  21. Penn Fusion SA
  22. SUSA FC
  23. GSA (Tied)
  24. World Class FC (Tied)
  25. VDA