This Friday, May 17, Corpus Christi FC begin their second-ever USL League Two campaign! The Sharks will get the ball rolling against Albion Hurricane FC Royals at our home stadium, the Dr. Jack Dugan Soccer Stadium.
The team steps into the 2019 season fresh from their 6-0 thrashing of FC Thunder, where debutant Ollie Wright scored a hat-trick, and, ever since, Corpus Christi FC have had high hopes for this upcoming campaign.
So, what else do we need to know about the season opener against the Royals?
WHO ARE THE AHFC ROYALS?
The Royals are a fellow USL League Two side coming from Houston and was founded in August of 2017.
Last season was their inaugural campaign in the USL, where they finished 3rd in the Mid South Division.
WHAT HAPPENED LAST SEASON AGAINST THE ROYALS?
The Sharks and AHFC Royals met home and away in last seasons USL League Two campaign. The first outing, Corpus traveled to Houston to face the Royals on May 13, 2018, where the home side were victorious 4-2.
However, the Sharks got their revenge on the Royals when they hosted them at the Dugan Soccer Stadium. The game finished 4-3 to Corpus on July 8, 2018.
WHEN IS THE MATCH?
Kick off is at 19:00, this Friday, May 17 at the Dr. Jack Dugan Stadium.
A WORD FROM THE BOSS
Manager Dr Sebastian Giraldo told CorpusCFC.com:
“I am expecting a very well coached team. We know they will be tough, but we are confident we can get the W. We know we can beat them with our attacking style, but the Royals are a good side.”
HOW CAN I FOLLOW THE GAME?
As always, the best way to watch the game is to come down and support the team at the Dr. Jack Dugan Stadium. If you can’t get down to the game, be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for live coverage of the match.