Eagles Host Chattanooga FC on Wednesday in Open Cup Action
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Eagles Set to Host Chattanooga FC on Wednesday
Charlotte, NC – The Charlotte Eagles will kick off their 25th Anniversary Season on Wednesday, May 10th in the first round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Coming to town for the match is Chattanooga FC of the NPSL.
The match will kick off at 7 pm from Charlotte Christian School and all 2017 Season Pass holders will get in by showing their badge at the will call table. Chattanooga FC finished the 2016 NPSL season by reaching the National Semifinal before falling to Sonoma County Sol 2-1.
Charlotte qualified for the 2017 US Open Cup by finishing first in the South Atlantic Division of the PDL in 2016. The Eagles fell in the 2nd round to the Charlotte Independence last season after beating Myrtle Beach Mutiny 3-2 after extra time.
The US Open Cup is the oldest ongoing national soccer competition in the United States. The Eagles will enter their 14th Open Cup in their 25 year history this season. Advancing to the 2012 Quarterfinals before losing to Chivas USA 2-1 after extra time.
Charlotte will be in action again on Saturday, May 13th as they open the PDL season against the Wilmington Hammerheads. The longtime rivals moved down from USL to the PDL this season and will once again renew their rivalry with Charlotte in 2017.
Tickets are still available for both Wednesday and Saturday’s match and can be purchased at www.CharlotteEagles.com
Keep the Orange Flag Flying High and we’ll see you at Charlotte Christian on Wednesday!