Savannah, Ga - The second meeting between NPSL side Asheville City and Savannah Clovers will once again take place in the "San Francisco of the East". Over 1,700 fans filled Memorial Stadium to witness the first meeting between the two clubs on June 23, 2017. The Blues came away with a 1-0 victory on a 89th min. goal from Bryan Bartels. The Clovers played a mostly defensive game with chances by Henry Bane and Enrique Carcamo.
"Asheville City is thrilled to once again host the Savannah Clovers at Memorial Stadium on May 29th. We support the work that Brian and his team are doing to grow the game locally in Savannah through grassroots initiatives and we look forward to facing them again under the lights in downtown Asheville." - Ryan Kelly, Asheville City President
"Last year's game was truly memorable experience for myself and the Clovers organization. We enjoyed the atmosphere and passion exhibited by the Asheville fans for their club, and we hope to replicate that kind of energy here in Savannah in the coming years. We're looking forward to the friendly against the Blues and hope to create another memorable night in the mountains." - Brian Sykes, Savannah Clovers Club President
The May 29th match will take place at Memorial Stadium in Downtown Asheville, NC. Kickoff is TBD.
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. Click here for Savannah Clovers Season Tickets.
ABOUT ASHEVILLE CITY SOCCER CLUB: ASHEVILLE CITY SOCCER CLUB IS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE, SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE, EAST DIVISION. ACSC BRINGS A NEW LEVEL OF SOCCER TO WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA IN AN EFFORT TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE GAME LOCALLY. LOCATED IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE AT MEMORIAL STADIUM, THE CLUB’S GAMES WILL PROMOTE AN INCLUSIVE ATMOSPHERE, PERFECT FOR ALL FANS FROM YOUNG FAMILIES TO THE MOST FERVENT SUPPORTERS.