2/28/2018

Sounders U23 headed to Chattanooga for preseason tilt


Chattanooga, TN (February 28, 2018)- Chattanooga FC announces their final preseason friendly of the 2018 season. On Saturday, May 12th, 7:30pm, the boys in blue will welcome the Seattle Sounders U23 team to Fort Finley stadium. It’s been an exciting start to CFC’s 10th season, and a matchup against one of the MLS’ premier franchise’s U23 team will only add to the excitement. 

 

"The Seattle Sounders brand is one of the most recognizable in American soccer. Having the future stars of Major League Soccer in our stadium is something special for our players and our fans” said Sean McDaniel, GM, Chattanooga FC. “We look forward to the challenge ahead of us as we continue to bring great soccer to the Scenic City.”

 

It will be a strong test for Chattanooga FC, who will be facing some of the hottest prospects in professional soccer. For the Sounders, the match will provide some valuable opportunities in one of the country’s best soccer environments. 

 

"As the landscape of soccer changes across the United States, we are always looking for the best ways to expose our talented pool of players to opportunities that benefit their growth as people and as players," said Darren Sawatzky, Sounders U23 Head Coach and General Manager, "Taking our group to Chattanooga represents another great opportunity at a new environment with a club that has a proven track record of exciting games in a great community."

 

Tickets are on sale NOW at shop.chattanoogafc.com, starting at $10. Season ticket holders will gain access at no additional cost. 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 

 

Sean McDaniel

General Manager, Chattanooga FC

gm@chattanoogafc.com

423-314-1484

 

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