Coach Tony DiCicco given US Soccer’s highest honor! (1/4/2018) - Former U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Tony DiCicco, who passed away last June, has been posthumously named the winner of U.S. Soccer’s prestigious Werner Fricker Builder Award.
A call for Unity in US Soccer (1/31/2018) -
Challenger goes virtual! (1/8/2018) -
Challenger to help Around the World! (11/29/2017) - Program Founder Stephen Schirra explains exactly what Around the Worlds, Around the World does for children across the globe."Around the Worlds, Around the World is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that connects children from extreme circumstances all over the world to the game of soccer, using it as a platform to instill positive change while fostering joy and hope.
Premier League Soccer Experience! (11/2/2017) - This tour is a true football experience of a lifetime for both teams and players ages U10 to U18! Based in Southampton at Southampton FC Academy, England, this tour combines visiting local historical and cultural sites with a superb football playing and training environment.
Win 12 months of soccer support for your club! (10/20/2017) - Challenger Sports recently joined six other like-minded soccer-based companies to form an alliance. Our goal?To collaborate for the betterment of soccer in the United States!This alliance – Solving Soccer, led by Ryan Hodgson of US Coaches Club, began by creating a website containing numerous resources for youth soccer organizations to improve the quality of services they provide for their players, parents, and coaches.
How Soccer in the US is organized! (10/16/2017) - International, Professional, Amateur, Collegiate & Youth Soccer From top to bottom throughout soccer in the US, there are numerous acronyms for the many leagues, divisions, and sanctioned affiliate groups. Here is a guide that will help you better understand the organization and structure of the sport within the United States. FIFA The world of international soccer is governed at the highest level by The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). FIFA’s membership now comprises of 211 national associations. Member countries must each also be members of one of the six regional confederations into which the soccer world is divided. CONCACAF ... Read More
New GK Icon gloves now available! (10/13/2017) - The new GK Icon glove range is now available! Challenger’s GK Icon is the fastest growing goalkeeper franchise in the UK. GK Icon franchises have now opened in the US and they are an official partner of our residential goalkeeper and field player camp – SoccerPlus! The impressive range of GK Icon gloves have just been delivered to our warehouse and are ready to ship! Our GK Icon gloves have been meticulously designed and engineered to provide goalkeepers of all ages and abilities with the ultimate in goalkeeping. From superior comfort and innovative technologies we have it all under affordable prices across a ... Read More
Learn Futsal from Brazilian Experts! (10/6/2017) - Futsal is one of the fastest growing sports for soccer players, coaches, and clubs. According to a FIFA report, “an average 40-minute futsal game, a player will touch the ball roughly every 29 seconds, or 80 total touches.” Now compare that to a 90-minute outdoor soccer game where players only make around 30-40 touches.
Challenger Sports & Soccer Office Announce Official Partnership (10/3/2017) - Challenger Sports is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the world’s leader in Virtual Sports Administrative Services.