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LAFC Academy Takes Home Several 2019 Awards

Another U.S. Soccer Development Academy has come to a close. And with it, the LAFC Academy collected a nice haul of individual silverware to finish the year.

On Monday, the USSDA announced its awards for the 2018-2019 season. Categories included Player of the Year, Best XI,  and Coaching Staff of the Year. In addition to the year-end awards, the USSDA also announced the awards handed out after the USSDA Playoffs held last month.

After a season in which it dominated the Boys U-15 Southwest Division, including reaching the final of the USSDA Playoffs, it's no surprise the 2004 LAFC Academy Team collected a total of three offseason awards:

Golden Ball - Defender Tony Leone

Golden Boot - Forward Christian Torres

Fair Play Award - LAFC Academy

In addition to the awards by the U-15 side, the LAFC Academy as a whole was recognized by the USSDA for its work on the touchline and in training:

Coaching Staff of the Year (West) - LAFC

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