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Tormenta FC Secures Clean Sheet vs. North Carolina FC

July 3, 2021 - United Soccer League One (USL1) - South Georgia Tormenta FC News Release

South Georgia Tormenta FC vs. North Carolina FC
South Georgia Tormenta FC vs. North Carolina FC
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STATESBORO, Ga. - South Georgia Tormenta FC recorded its fourth clean sheet and earned a point tonight against North Carolina FC, playing to a 0-0 draw - the team's first draw of the 2021 USL League One season.

Tormenta FC kicked off the match searching for scoring opportunities and taking advantage of the height difference between the two teams. Defenders Joshua Phelps and Lars Eckenrode both nearly scored with headers on frame but were unable to meet their mark.

The home side notched 27 crosses to North Carolina's seven and 10 corners to their two. Tormenta FC also recorded 16 total shots to North Carolina's four.

Tonight's Man of the Match, presented by Galactic Comics and Games, is midfielder Abuchi Obinwa, who stepped up to help facilitate the attack tonight while helping shut down NCFC's opportunities. Obinwa recorded a 90.5% passing accuracy and made one interception, block and tackle.

Tormenta FC now embarks on a tough road stretch, beginning with Chattanooga Red Wolves SC on Wednesday, July 14, followed by a meeting with Greenville Triumph SC on Saturday, July 17. The team then comes home on Saturday, July 24 to host the Richmond Kickers for Family Night, presented by Your Pie in Statesboro, Georgia. Additionally, the club will offer a ticket bundle for families with two adult and two student tickets for $20, a $32 dollar value. Fans should purchase their tickets, including half-season plans or quarter-season plans, in advance.


Post-Game Match Report:

Starting Lineup: Jara, Mueller, Phelps, Eckenrode, Thorn, Perez, Obinwa, Mayr-Fälten, Micaletto, Liadi

Scoring Summary: 0-0


66': TRM - Kristo Strickler for Azaad Liadi

71': NC - Nazmi Albadawi for Wellington Paeckart

71': NC - Josh Coan for Selmir Miscic

79': NC - Robbie Kristo for JayTee Kamara

79': NC - Shermaine Martina for Robert Frame

80': TRM - Raheem Somersall for Kobe Perez

80': TRM - Nick O'Callaghan for Stefan Mueller

86': TRM - Craig McCall for Abuchi Obinwa

88': NC - Malyk Hamilton for Nelson Martinez

Caution Summary:

38': NC - Flick

45': TRM - Eckenrode

58': NC - Pearson

68': TRM - Micaletto

70': NC - Kamara

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South Georgia Tormenta FC vs. North Carolina FC
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