Columbus Crew Academy teams compete at MLS NEXT Fest

Columbus Crew Academy saw three teams in action during the 2021 MLS NEXT Fest, a five-day event in Norco, California that featured over 300 of the top youth teams across the United States and Canada.

The Crew’s U-19 squad featured in the MLS NEXT Fest Showcase, while the U-17s and U-15s competed for seeding in next year’s Generation adidas Cup Qualifiers.


3rd place in Group 9, 3 points

  • Dec. 4 vs. Colorado Rapids: L, 0-4
  • Dec. 5 vs. LA Surf Soccer Club: W, 4-0
  • Dec. 7 vs. Players Development Academy: L, 0-3


2nd place in Group D, 6 points

  • Dec. 3 vs. Philadelphia Union: W, 3-2
  • Dec. 4 vs. San Jose Earthquakes: L, 0-4
  • Dec. 6 vs. Atlanta United FC: W, 3-1


3rd place in Group C, 3 points

  • Dec. 3 vs. Inter Miami CF: L, 0-3
  • Dec. 4 vs. NYCFC: L, 0-2
  • Dec. 6 vs. Colorado Rapids: W, 3-2

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