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Apr, 2021

Villarreal Nebraska joins NPL Central States

Central States NPL announces league additions for 2021-22 season

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Apr. 19, 2021) – The Central States NPL will head into its fifth season in the National Premier Leagues with an expanded membership. The league is excited to announce the addition of several new members clubs in both boys and girls divisions for the 2021-22 season.

Central States NPL member clubs span Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, and consist of approximately 2,400 players from more than 120 teams.

Boys North Division:


  • FC United
  • Gretna Elite Academy
  • Sporting Iowa
  • Sporting Omaha FC
  • Villareal Nebraska Academy
  • Vision Soccer Academy

Boys South Division:


  • JB Marine SC
  • KC Fusion
  • Kansas City Scott Gallagher
  • Lou Fusz SC
  • Sporting St. Louis FC
  • Sporting Wichita FC

Girls Division:


  • JB Marine SC
  • KC Fusion
  • Kansas City Scott Gallagher
  • Lou Fusz SC
  • Puma SC
  • Sporting St. Louis FC
  • Villareal Nebraska Academy
  • Vision Soccer Academy


Central States NPL has made significant progress on and off the field. Lou Fusz SC and Sporting St. Louis both won 2019 Girls NPL Final championships, and a number of clubs have been accepted as Players First-licensed clubs in recent terms.

“We are thrilled with the continued growth and success of the Central States NPL,” said Leo Garcia, US Club Soccer’s VP of Competitions and NPL General Manager. “The league has continued to make strides to improve year after year, and we look forward to working with these new members clubs to provide the highest quality resources and services.”

Quotes from member club:

  • Jorge Sambarato, Villarreal Nebraska Academy Director: Villarreal Nebraska Academy is excited and honored to be joining the National Premier Leagues. NPL and the US Club Soccer family will bring a level of competition and opportunity for our VNA players that we are thrilled about. NPL is a great fit for Villarreal Nebraska, to join a national league, that also has a club and family focus to their scheduling and events. Our academy will organize and compete together, that will strengthen the bonds of our culture and developmental objectives. This partnership with our Central State partners is exciting and we are thrilled to bring this to our players and to Nebraska.”



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