Savannah, Ga - The Square City Club exploded for 5 goals in the second half in a dominating performance over Broncos United FC this past Saturday. Both sides saw early chances wasted in a back and forth affair in the first half. In the 9th min. of play the Broncos forward scuffed a chance to go up 1 nil. 15th min, Clovers earn a corner just to see the header put wide and over the bar. Miguel Lopez's shot in the 30th min was saved and collected by the Broncos GK. Clovers GK Ali Bassir made two big saves in the 40th and 44th min, preserving the score at 0-0 going into halftime. The Captain, Jay DeAlmeida would break the deadlock in the 63rd min of play, scoring at close range with the Broncos GK caught out of goal. DeAlmeida would add another in the 65th min on an assist from Miguel Lopez. 10 minutes later, Miguel Lopez's efforts on the left side would pay off, pushing the lead to 3-0. Nestor Zepeda, assisted by Oscar Pen, would tally his first goal for the Clovers in the 83rd min. Defender Diego Munafo would cap off the game in the 89th min, converting a free kick opportunity just outside the penalty box. With the 5-0 win over the Broncos, the Clovers end the UPSL Spring Season on 27 points in 3rd place. 46 goals scored with a goal difference of 23. The Clovers would like to thank all the fans and sponsors for supporting us in our inaugural UPSL Season. Be sure to keep up with the Clovers on social media for the lasted news on tryouts and our Fall Season.
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 THE UNITED PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE: UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 140-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards. UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).