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February 19, 2024 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
Nashville SC News Release


NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nashville Soccer Club will kick off its 2024 campaign by making its Concacaf Champions Cup (CCC) debut against Moca FC on Thursday, Feb. 22 in the Dominican Republic. The match can be viewed live on FS2 and FOX Deportes at 6 p.m. CT.

The Boys in Gold will then continue their three-match in six days stretch by hosting their Major League Soccer season opener against the New York Red Bulls on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. CT. Tickets for the home opener '615 Match' at GEODIS Park are available here.

Nashville SC players will debut the recently released '615' jersey on Sunday afternoon as they honor the different neighborhoods and communities they live in by wearing one of 35 special Nashville and Middle Tenneesee-specific patches designed by local artist Cymone Wilder. The on-field opening day jerseys will be auctioned off in the future with proceeds benefitting the Nashville SC Community Fund.

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

Nashville SC vs. Moca FC (Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 at 6 p.m. CT)

- TV: FS2, FOX Deportes

Nashville SC vs. New York Red Bulls (Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024 at 4 p.m. CT)

- MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app

- Radio: 104.5 The Zone

MEDIA NOTES:

Nashville SC:

- is one win away from reaching 50 MLS victories (46 regular season; 3 MLS Cup Playoffs)

- matched a club record for most wins (13) in a season in 2023 (also, 2022)

- set a new record of nine home wins in a regular season in 2023

- has reached the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs in every year of its existence, just the third ever team to make the postseason in each of its four years as an MLS club (also, Chicago Fire FC, Seattle Sounders SC)

- acquired seven new squad members this offseason: Tyler Boyd (trade), McKinze Gaines (trade), Isaiah Jones (homegrown player signing), Brent Kallman (free agency), Woobens Pacius (free agency), Amar Sejdić (free agency) and Dru Yearwood (trade)

- holds a home opener record of 1W-1L-2D

- is undefeated at GEODIS Park in home openers, with a record of 1W-0L-1D since the largest soccer-specific stadium in the U.S. and Canada opened on May 1, 2022

- owns a 2W-1L-0D record in MLS regular season matches in February

- is 0W-2L-2D against the New York Red Bulls in MLS regular season competition

Head Coach Gary Smith is one win away from 50 at the helm of Nashville SC in MLS competition (regular season + playoffs) and is the fifth longest tenured active MLS coach entering the 2024 season

Teal Bunbury enters the 2024 MLS season sitting at fifth-most all-time games played (368) among all active players in the league

Jack Maher led Nashville SC outfield players in minutes played across the 2023 MLS regular season with 2,880 (followed by Dan Lovitz, 2,847 minutes)

Shaq Moore represented the USMNT at its 2024 January training camp and logged 61 minutes against Slovenia as right back

Hany Mukhtar

leads Nashville SC in regular season goals scored (58) and assists (38) across the club's history

led Nashville SC in goals (15) and assists (11) in the 2023 MLS regular season

leads Nashville SC in playoff goals scored (four)

is only the eighth player in MLS history to score 15 goals in three consecutive MLS regular seasons

is the second-ever MLS player to record 10+ goals and 10+ assists in three consecutive seasons (also, Preki 1996-98)

Joe Willis enters the 2024 MLS season as the all-time leader in regular season appearances in Nashville SC history with 121 games played


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