The third new club to commit to playing in the 2021 season of the Ohio Valley Premier League (OVPL) is Century United. Since 1984, Century United has been dedicated to developing individual talent in western Pennsylvania. The club has produced notable players such as Robbie Mertz, David Egbo, and Josh Turnley. Century United will play home games at Century Field on Hough Drive in Pittsburgh.
“Century is excited to provide this opportunity for both our alumni and the rest of the top men’s talent in Western Pennsylvania. Our acceptance to the OVPL just furthers our ongoing goal to provide the best long term platform and experience for our players” said Century President Pat Vereb.
About Century United
Century was created in 1984 and continues to field over 80 competitive teams with over 1,500 players, making it the largest club in western Pennsylvania. Century works to ensure that every youth player in west Pennsylvania has the chance to reach their potential on the soccer field and in life.
About the OVPL
The Ohio Valley Premier League (OVPL) was created to operate a competitive soccer circuit offering the only adult amateur competition throughout the tri-state (Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky) region. Player development is a central focus of the League, as the League strives to promote the region at a national level.
The OVPL seeks to grow soccer in the region by providing a highly-competitive soccer league for men, women, boys, and girls of all ages. The League is sanctioned through US Club Soccer and allows access to competing in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the nation’s longest-running tournament.
About US Club Soccer
US Club Soccer will foster the growth and development of soccer clubs throughout the United States to create the best possible development environment for players of all ages in every club.