Tampa, Florida – The United Soccer League today announced a new partnership with the Soccer Syndicate. It serves as the preferred national scouting network at all USL facilities.
Beginning with the 2023 season, Soccer Syndicate will be the Presenting Partner of the USL League 2 Scouting Network. Founded in 2018, the Football Syndicate has built a nationwide network of scouts led by seasoned USL Championship Executive Scott Rezendes to deliver unparalleled insight and scouting reports on college- and academy-level pre-pro players. have provided to clients.
“This partnership strengthens the links between USL League 2 and USL Championship and USL League 1 clubs and continues to build the Path2Pro model,” said Joel Nash, Senior Vice President, USL Youth and Pre-Professional Properties. I was. “The Football Syndicate will serve as a valuable resource in the areas of scouting and talent development for USL Championship and League 1 clubs. will be able to.”
Through the USL League 2 Scouting Network provided by the Football Syndicate, players from League 2 clubs are assessed for their professional potential. The USL and the Football Syndicate will work together to identify the top 50 Prospect List players, and that list will be shared internally with his USL Championship and his USL League 1 technical staff.
Detailed scouting reports on the USL league’s two top contenders, as well as scouting reports on top youth and collegiate players, are also available to USL Championship and League 1 clubs through The Soccer Syndicate’s service. The USL and Football Syndicate will also partner to create a USL League 2 ‘Top Performing Player’ every 3-4 weeks throughout the season to be shared and distributed through USL League 2’s digital/social channels.
The partnership between USL and Soccer Syndicate will be expanded in 2024 with the introduction of the USL W League Scouting Network provided by Soccer Syndicate. Similar to the men’s side, the Football Syndicate will offer the new USL Super League club the same opportunity to gain insight into the professional prospects competing in his USL W-League during the 2024 campaign.
“USL League 2 has long been a proving ground for top men’s pre-pro players in North America, and the success of the W League since its inception has seen the W League play the same role in women’s pre-pro competition,” Resendez said. . “We look forward to spotlighting the next wave of talent emerging from both leagues and connecting them with opportunities to advance their careers in the USL Championship, Ligue 1 and Super League.”
More than 40 players who qualified for the USL W League in the 2022 season are now playing professionally, including 2022 MLS Cup winner Los Angeles FC, 2022 USL Championship title winner San Antonio FC and 2022 USL. The league features USL League 2 alumni. South Georgia, who won one title, his Tormenta FC, and now domestic club, also played for European professional clubs during his season.