The New York City Soccer League is a National Soccer League 

Official member of US Soccer, FIFA. 

About Us


NYCSL is an official National Soccer League, member of U.S. Soccer. All players, coaches & teams registered with NYCSL receives the benefits associated with US Soccer Affiliates.

NYCSL League Representatives

Vini Pena

League General Manager, Soccer ABC Director


NYCSL is proud to welcome Vini  Pena. Vini has been Soccer  ABC Club Coordinator since it was officially founded in June 1992. Vini has club training and coaching experience, including  High School and College levels. At the Club level, has great success at State Cup Championships. No doubt, Vini brings his experience to give our league leadership at the Management level.   

 Before taking on this wonderful challenge to educate young players at the club, high school, and college levels, Vini's experience goes even further back, having played for a local  Youth Club, High School, and College.

Additionally, Vini also brings his Professional playing experience to NYCSL. 

Vini has played in countries such as Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, and Canada. 

In short, Vini's soccer background will assist in the making NYCSL a positive and rewarding experience to all active participants, including players, coaches, administrators, officials and parents and supporters of our Official League.


Coach Vini "Let the ball do the work."        

Rudolf Sanchez

League Owner, FC Vipers Director

Rudolf began his soccer journey in NY at age 15, playing for his  high school team in 1990 - 1992. After playing college, decided to start a soccer club, FC Vipers (NY) in 1996. 

In 1997, started the NYC Football League, which is now known as the NYCSL. The League now serves top travel clubs and academies to bring the best competition together at all levels.

The league welcomes the opportunity to work with reputable organizations in promoting highest standards of play in our League of our Sport.

Winning Spirit

Your Resource for Academy Development

Our league shall host:

Coaching Courses at Grassroots level

Referee Courses

League activities including:

League Competition


Player Exhibitions (All Star teams, College Showcases)


NYC World Cup Tournament 2018

Join us for the 2018 edition of the NYC World Cup.

Play 7v7 Format, August 2018.

Each team placed in a traditional Group Stage, minimum of Three 25 minute games, with top teams advancing to single elimination round.

Adult and Youth Divisions.

First and second place medals.

The tournament kicks off our Fall Season 2018.


Here is a few of our tournaments:

Winter Cup

NYC World Cup

National Championship

3v3 Live

Opening Day Classic


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