Brunswick FC


Levi United FC Youth Academy Brings Home U16 Championship Title

By: Katie Sarkorh
Published Feb 15, 2023

Brunswick County, N.C. – Levi United FC Youth Academy, Brunswick Counties local competitive youth soccer organization, traveled to Mebane, NC February 10-12, to compete in the MYSA Spring Shootout soccer tournament.LUFCYA took 3 teams to the tournament, a U15 girls, U16boys and U17 boys teams


The U15 girls’ team made drastic improvements since their first tournament in January. The club is excited to see their growth and cannot wait to see their development over the season. 


The U-17 boys’ team are back-to-back semi-finalists for their age group at the MYSA Spring Shootout. For the second year in a row being in the semi-final, the club is extremely proud of them and feels very confident that a championship is in their near future.


The U-16 boys’ team had an extraordinary performance throughout the entire weekend. The team scored 9 goalsand walked away having 0 goals scored against them. They were the champions of the U16 Boys division. The club is extremely proud of their performance and for bringing home the clubs first championship title.


This team is led by head coach Antony Tapia. In an interview with Antony, he stated 

I couldn’t ask more from this U16 team, they played their hearts out in every game and never gave up. They executed my game plan perfectly and added their own creativity to it as well. Everyone playing collectively as a unit, attacking wise and defensively, is what ultimately lead to the win. There was display of pace and power in attack, creativity and control in the midfield, and grit and fight in the defense. I am so proud of them for their determination to win a medal for Levi United and Brunswick County”. 


The club is excited to put Brunswick County on the map in the competitive soccer world. Wins like the U16 team displayed this weekend is how they will continue to do so. This is just the beginning of something great and many more championships won. 


LUFCYA has 4 more tournaments left this season and we wish them the very best and thank them for representing Brunswick County!


The club invites the county to follow along on their journey by following the club on Facebook or Instagram. The account information is below.


Facebook: Levi United FYouth Academy & Levi United Football Club 

Instagram: @leviunitedacademy & @leviunitedfc