Thursday, March 4, 2010

RCU Ribbon Cutting Highlights, NPSL Final Four Details and New RCU Uniforms

RCU's 2010 Jerseys

Rocket City United held a ribbon cutting at the new team offices in Madison, AL today. Following the welcoming by Madison dignitaries and the ribbon cutting itself, Team President Andy Zorovich and Technical Director Desmond Armstrong made several very interesting announcements. Here are just a few of the highlights of the event:
  • Zorovich announced the first match will be May 22nd vs Birmingham Pumas
  • RCU will participate in the US Open Cup Region III tournament in Tuscaloosa, AL over the Memorial Day weekend
  • The team will sport kits by Italian soccer outfitters Lotto (photo above)
  • RCU will host the 2010 NPSL Final Four from July 29-3
  • The NPSL Final Four festivities will include the Semi-finals on Thursday, July 29th
  • The 3rd place match and the 2010 NPSL All-Star Match will take place on Friday, July 30th
  • The NPSL Championship match will take place on Saturday, July 31st.
  • Technical Director Desmond Armstrong announced the signing of several new players who will compliment several returning players
  • Armstrong will be joined by Assistant Coach Mike Lee beginning on May 1
  • Armstrong and Zorovich announced the building of a practice complex adjacent to the team offices that will be used by the team and the Madison soccer community to be built by spring 2011
I'll have more details including videos of the event tomorrow.

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