May 10, 2017 - North American Soccer League (NASL) - Miami FC
Miami FC Hosts South Florida Surf in Second Round of U.S. Open Cup WHO: The Miami FC vs. South Florida Surf (PDL) WHAT: The Miami FC enters the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in the second round to face-off against South Florida Surf of the PDL. This will be the second year the club competes in the USOC. FC Dallas is the defending U.S. Open Cup champion, having earned the club's second tournament title thanks to a 4-2 victory against the New England Revolution on Sept. 13, 2016, at a sold-out Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, recognized as U.S. Soccer's National Club Championship, is an annual competition open to all amateur and professional soccer teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer. The tournament has crowned a champion for 103 consecutive years dating from 1914. In 1999, the competition was renamed to honor American soccer pioneer Lamar Hunt. WHERE: Cobb Stadium at the University of Miami 5821 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL, 33146 Stadium is located adjacent to the Hecht Athletic Center. WHEN: Wednesday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. Please reply to this email to confirm your attendance About Miami FC The Miami FC is Miami's only professional soccer team and began playing in the North American Soccer League (NASL) in 2016. Co-owned by international entrepreneur Riccardo Silva and world-renowned soccer superstar Paolo Maldini, the club will compete in the U.S. Open Cup and host international tournaments and friendly matches. In partnership with The Miami Foundation and the Play for Change Foundation, Miami FC's mission is to connect with Miami's communities through the global language of soccer, strengthening their ties by promoting social-driven initiatives and charitable work through soccer.