First, thank you to everyone who has become a member so far. We just placed our scarf order and should arrive before the Xavier match in mid-March! If you know anyone who is interested in becoming a member send them our way.
Until then, FCC is playing at the IMG Academy in Florida for the next week. They already had a scrimmage against the U-17 USMNT earlier in the week.
We are joining The Pride for the first and third matches. The second match we are hosting at Rhinehaus.
Today, February 20 at 5pm - KR Reykjavik at Molly Malone's Covington
The first competitive match for FC Cincinnati is against Icelandic team Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavik. KR Reykjavik is the most successful team in Iceland and has 26 national championships since their founding in 1899. We are joining The Pride's event at Molly Malone's in Covington.
Wednesday, February 24 at 5pm - NYCFC at Rhinehaus
This is the second competitive match for FC Cincinnati and is against a stateside team most should be familiar with: New York City FC. NYCFC is one of the newest teams in MLS along with Orlando City. Stacked with international legends, NYCFC is the home for Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo, English defender Frank Lampard, Spanish stiker David Villa, and American midfielder Mix Diskerud. We're hosting this event at Rhinehaus!
Saturday, February 27 at 5pm - HB Køge at The Brass Tap
The final IMG Academy match is against Danish 1st Division team HB Køge. The Danish 1st Division is the second level of the Danish soccer pyramid. Again, we will be joining The Pride's event at The Brass Tap on Calhoun Street.
So come on out and cheer on our team for the first competitive matches, grab some beers, and let's get together for the first official FCC matches!