Savannah, Ga - The Savannah Clovers are set to take on one of the newest National Premier Soccer League Clubs in the Southeast Conference. Greenville FC will play host to the Clovers in a Spring friendly scheduled for May 16th. This will be the first meeting between the two clubs and the 5th friendly between the Clovers and NPSL clubs. The NPSL represents the 4th Tier of US Soccer and boast over 90 clubs competing in 4 regions around the United States.
"We at Greenville FC are very excited to host the Savannah Clovers on May 16. The Clovers organization has, since their inception, had the right approach to building a sustainable and welcoming club for their community. At Greenville FC, we firmly believe in serving our community and we believe the Clovers organization has that approach at its core. The Clovers are a club with high aspirations and we are very excited to assist in any efforts they have to grow as an organization and to help establish them in the thriving Southern soccer ecosystem. We look forward to a competitive and exciting exhibition match, as well as a budding relationship between our organizations for the future" - Marco V Carrizales, CEO/President
"Playing away to Greenville FC is an exciting prospect that we did not want to pass up. Both clubs have bought into the idea of merging sport with community and providing a new experience for our respective cities. We hope this friendly can serve as an introduction for both clubs, and to carry on a tradition of UPSL/NPSL friendlies, especially in the Southeast."- Brian Sykes, Club President
The May 16th match will take place at Eugene Stone Stadium on the campus of Furman University. Kick is scheduled for 7:00pm.
About Savannah Clovers: Derived from First City Supporters, Savannah Clovers Football Club was founded on June 23, 2016 as an amateur soccer club. Operating as a Non-profit, we hope to engage players, fans and local businesses in an effort to give back to our community. In Spring of 2018, the Savannah Clovers will compete in the newly formed UPSL Southeast Conference. Formed in 2011, the UPSL is a sanctioned 5th division soccer league.