The Central States NPL joins the National Premier Leagues beginning with the 2017-18 season.
Top 13-U through 18/19-U boys and girls clubs in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska make up the league. Participating clubs are:
League winners from girls age groups advance to the 2019 Girls NPL Finals, where they will join the rest of the country’s NPLs in pursuit of national championships. On the boys side, qualifiers advance to the 2019 ENPL National Playoff.
As the latest offering from US Club Soccer’s cornerstone long-term player development initiative, the application to become an official Players First-licensed club will go live on October 15.