Korabi Soccer Club was founded in 1994 joining the Albanian-American Soccer League and later the Italian-American Soccer League. With most of our players getting older, we joined the Central Jersey Friendship League, a veterans league (over 40 years of age), where we currently compete.
Starting July 2006 we organize an annual trip to Dibër where we participate in “Ditët e Kulturës”, an annual event where locals and the diaspora gather every year to compete and participate in various activities including soccer, basketball, kayak, theatre, song & dance festival, etc…
In the Summer of 2007 the Korabi Bears were born, participating in the Staten Island Spanish League and later joining the Cosmopolitan Soccer League where we currently compete.
In the Fall of 2007 the Korabi Juniors were born, competing in the Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League.
In the Spring of 2008 the Korabi Freedom were born, competing in the Long Island Womens Soccer League Indoor Tournament on February 17, 2008 (Kosova Independence Day) and winning the very first tournament we competed in. This is a womens team that competes in various New York Metropolitan area tournaments.
In the Summer of 2008 the Korabi Extra were born competing in the Staten Island Spanish Soccer League, replacing the Bears.
In 2008 we filed for an became a Not For Profit Organization under the official name of Korabi Soccer Association USA, Inc.
Korabi has evolved into much more than just a soccer club, we have been organizing sporting and cultural events here in the US for many years, and now in Dibër. We have our annual Labor Day tournament in September; we travel to the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta, NY every year for the annual Over-40 tournament; we have our annual Valntine’s Day dinner dance that our supporters can’t wait for every year. We also participate in various tournaments in the New York Metropolitan area.