street footie fans don’t have to wait much longer to watch the orange army in action again, with minutes dwindling in anticipation of a contest forming to be the match of the weekend. The orange army kicks off its program against the Baltimore side, Steel Pulse, at 5 pm EST., and fans can watch the match live on sfnfc.net.
Ahead of the orange armys’ first tournament test, here are the key talking points:
The 2022 Maryland Summer Soccer League has officially started.
street footie FC, Alexandria United, and MoCo 1776 were drawn into Group B with Baltimore giants Steel Pulse.
Club Manager Nelson Mwanza said in an interview after the draw that he felt optimistic about the upcoming challenge.
“Steel Pulse is always a tough opponent, but the club has come a long way in the past couple of months, and we should be proud of what we have done up until now.”
Named for the Match
Modinho starts and is named captain for the match; alongside him will be some familiar faces. Returning players Alfred, Cabrera, Duran, and Leroy will join him in helping the new boys learn the ropes. Hastenreter, Gakpara, Rodriguez, Correa, Patawakre, and Perez are all expected to get a chance to honor the orange shirt for the first time.
With them on the touchlines are sixteen familiar and unfamiliar faces ready to relieve the starting eleven. D’ Costa, Danny, Moti, Abdelhameed, Abdelgadir, Mario, K.Ortiz, A. Ortiz, Orellana, Rivera, Martinez, Cueto, Rostran, Perea, Diaz and Paiz will all join the squad.
On the touchline leading the troops is manager Mwanza, assistant manager Quist, and director of football, Shechter.
Game Day: July 31
Games Times: 5:00 pm
Location: Milford Mill Academy
3800 Washington Ave, Windsor Mill, MD 21244
Game Duration: 2 x 45-minute halves
Playing Surface: Synthetic Turf A