News & Updates

2017 Plagues
Raiders FC 2000 (U17) and 2001 (U16) win their respective National League divisions to advance to National Championship series this summer in Frisco, Texas. Both teams competed for the national title last year. The 2000 team finished as runner-ups in 2016.


2017 Group Celebration
2001 and 2000 Teams Celebrate National League Championships

“17U Raiders FC (IL) made National League history by becoming the first team to put together back-to-back 7-0-0 seasons. The Illinois side was the lone boys team to finish the 2016-17 campaign with no losses or ties. Raiders FC was also one of just two clubs to claim multiple division titles, along with CUP (OH-S).”


Raiders FC U17 Clinch National League Red Division 

Clinch RED Division National LeagueLas Vegas (March 11, 2017) – The U17 Raiders earned a ticket Saturday to the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship after beating Delaware Rush 4 to 0. Now, they are one win away from being the first team in history to go undefeated two consecutive seasons. They started the second half of the National League tournament with a tough 3 to 1 win Friday LMSC Saber Tooth Rats.

U.S. Youth Soccer’s daily highlight video features Raider’s players Sergio Valencia, Coach Chava (Salvador Valencia), Crespo Christian, and Josiah Ash: