Barca Residency Academy players and staff celebrating the Dallas Cup Championship

Barça Residency Academy 2021 Dallas Cup U-17 Silver Champions

April 6, 2021


Casa Grande, Ariz –The Barça Residency Academy Pre-Academy U-17s, U-18s, and U-19s competed in the Dallas Cup that took place March 27 – April 4 in the greater Dallas area. Barça’s U-17s were crowned the undefeated champions of the Dallas Cup Silver Tournament after a shutout win over Real Greens FC, taking home their third first place trophy of the season.

Barça’s U-17s defeated Dallas’ Real Greens FC in the championship match by a score of 3-0. A first half goal by Shaan Malik gave Barça a 1-0 first half lead. Nathan Heredia and Stetson Milligan scored in the second half to secure the 3-0 win.

Route to the Final

The U-17s began then their tournament journey on Friday, April 1st with a strong 6-0 shutout win over FC Dallas Youth. They topped Lincoln FC (IL) 4-1 the following day with goals by Nathan Heredia, Anthony Huang, Trace Higham, and Ming Zhao. Less than 24 hours later, Anthony Huang netted four goals and lead Barça to a 4-3 win over Dallas’ Solar SC to advance to the final.

With the Dallas Cup Championship under their belt,  Bar­ça Residency Academy has taken home at least one first place trophy from every tournament that the pre-academy teams have competed in this season.


The Pre-Academy U-17s and U-18s will travel to Salt Lake City, Utah to compete in USYS Desert Conference regional matches April 9-10.

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