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Benfica Juniors Soccer Program for U8 (2014) and U9 (2013) players 

Does your seven or eight-year-old son or daughter love soccer and want to play more than just a Fall recreational season? 

 

Juniors Benfica is a developmental soccer program for families that want to make the investment in their kid’s soccer future at an early age. Teams practice twice a-week with professional coaches.

General Information:

Goals of the Juniors Program

  • Increase the players love of the game - have fun while learning

  • Prepare those players who have the motivation and ability to focus for higher levels of play

  • Increase the players soccer IQ

 

Ideal candidates are children who are motivated to learn, can focus at practices and games, want the next level of play beyond recreational soccer, and can commit to attending a majority of training sessions and games.

Benfica Juniors Spring Session:

The Spring Session is expanded from the Fall Session and includes weekend games. Players train twice a week and play games on Sundays in the Bellevue area.  

  • Spring Session: January 26 - April 25th (runs for 12 weeks)

  • Training 2x week for 1hr 15 minutes on Mon/Wed or Tues/Thur

  • Cost: $550

  • There are no tryouts, players will be placed on teams for training and games based on a skills assessment by the coaches.

  • U8 Teams play 4v4 games, and U9 teams play 7v7 games on Sunday's

Benfica Juniors Summer Session:

The Summer session focuses on the basics such as decision making and shape vs individual skills and the occasional “Friendly” with other area teams. 

  • Summer Session: July 5 - August 23rd (runs for 8 consecutive weeks)

  • Training 2x week for 1hr 15 minutes most likely Tues/Thur 4:15PM - 5:30PM @ Wilburton Park

  • Cost: $275

  • No tournaments are played at this age group.  If you plan to play in the Fall Session, it is highly recommended to participate in the Summer Session.  

Benfica Juniors Fall Session:

The Fall session continues to build on the summer session of decision making and shape.

 

  • Fall Session: August 30 - November 14 (runs for 11 consecutive weeks)

  • Training 2x week for 1 hr either Mon/Wed OR Tues/Thur

  • U8 Teams play 4v4 games, and U9 teams play 7v7 games on Sunday's

  • There are no tryouts, players will be placed on teams for training and games based on a skills assessment by the coaches where we have multiple teams.

  • Cost: $450.