Corpus Christi FC- The Sharks hold first news conference
World-class, professional soccer is coming to the Coastal Bend. Corpus Christi Football Club begins play in 2018, the fourth expansion team in the United States to be announced before the new season.Corpus Christi FC- The Sharks held its first news conference recently, they outlined their plans and vision for their first season and also unveiled their first two club signings .“We are very excited to receive expansion rights for a Premier Development League team here in Corpus Christi, Texas,” club president Dr Kingsley Okonkwo said. “This gives us another avenue to engage and provide affordable entertainment to the community.
“Corpus Christi FC should be exciting for every local athlete and supporter as it gives a direct pathway to professional soccer and provides the community the unique chance of creating and molding something special for many years to come,” “This is an opportunity for elite soccer athletes in the Coastal Bend and the surrounding areas to continue their development and potentially make the jump to the USL and MLS or other professional systems.” says head coach Sammy Giraldo.
Culled from KRIS 6 News