ALBUQUERQUE- More than 100 teams from 10 clubs across the Metro will kick off Northwest Rio Grande Soccer League’s 42nd season on Saturday.
Games for children ranging in ages 4 to 14 will be played for the next eight weeks in Corrales, Alameda, Bernalillo, Ventana Ranch and the South Valley Schedules can be access by clicking here. NWRGSL is an Albuquerque-based classic soccer league made up of seven-member clubs representing villages and neighborhoods of the Albuquerque Metropolitan area. Each club hosts its own home games and also has team playing in competitive leagues. Officials are licensed through the United States Soccer Federation.
This season, the New Mexico Youth Soccer Association, the governing body of NWRGSL is putting an emphasis on referee abuse and good sportsmanship. Signs will be placed at all NWRGSL fields reminding spectators that any verbal or physocal abuse towards coaches, participants, officials and parents will not be tolerated and could result in a removal from the facilities and/or suspension.
Parents are encouraged to arrive at the fields 20 to 30 minutes prior to game times. Referees will be starting the games at the posted time, Please sit only in the designated spectator areas. Spectators are not permitted directly behind goals or on the sideline where the players sit.