CFC Add Home Match With Charlotte FC’s MLS NEXT Pro Club

(press release) Chattanooga-September 12, 2022- Chattanooga Football Club has announced an upcoming match with Charlotte FC’s MLS NEXT Pro club at Finley Stadium on Saturday, October 1st. The game will serve as Fan Appreciation Night for Chattanooga FC, with giveaways, fireworks, and much more.

“We are excited to have an opportunity to play another match in front of our fans and supporters here in 2022. Charlotte FC is building out their MLS NEXT Pro side for 2023 and we are thrilled to host this match. It fits in perfectly as we prepare for the end of the regular season and the upcoming NISA playoffs” said Jeremy Alumbaugh, CEO of Chattanooga Football Club.

Chattanooga Football Club clinched a berth in the league playoffs this weekend with a 3-2 win over Los Angeles Force.

Charlotte FC launching an MLS team in the top tier of American soccer this year and broke the record for MLS attendance in its home opener. Charlotte FC will add an MLS NEXT Pro team in the third division of US Soccer for 2023. Chattanooga FC also competes in the third division, as part of National Independent Soccer Association (NISA).

“We are delighted to be going to Chattanooga and playing one of the top teams in NISA. This match will serve as a great test for our pilot team as we look to build our roster for our inaugural MLS NEXT Pro campaign in 2023” said Charlotte FC MLS NEXT Pro President, Darrius Barnes.

The game kicks off Saturday, October 1st, 7:30pm, Finley Stadium.

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