Nashville SC will play Chattanooga FC of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga on March 10 at 7 p.m. ET in its final preseason game. Tickets to the game are available now at shop.chattanoogafc.com.
“Nashville Soccer Club is excited that we have been invited to Chattanooga,” said Nashville CEO Court Jeske in a team press release. “There are diehard soccer fans throughout this state. Showcasing Nashville SC to fans outside of Middle Tennessee is something that is important to us. No doubt it will be a great atmosphere for our players and fans, a week before our inaugural season begins.”
Nashville SC preseason schedule
The previously announced a home friendly with Atlanta United on Feb. 10 starts the preseason slate. Then, the Boys in Gold travel to IMG in Florida for matches against the Chicago Fire and Ottawa Fury (USL).
Nashville stays in Florida for a Feb. 25 showdown with Orlando City SC, then makes a visit to Cincinnati on March 3.
Chattanooga FC and Nasahville SC share a history
Nashville SC and Chattanooga FC battled each other from 2014-16 when The Boys in Gold were members of the NPSL. This game also provide an opportunity for Chattanooga FC fans to cheer on their former defender Jordan Dunstan, now a member of Nashville SC.
“We’re thrilled that soccer is back in the Music City and can’t wait to rekindle this longstanding rivalry.” said Sean McDaniel, General Manager, Chattanooga FC. “We’ve always enjoyed having Nashville’s supporters to Fort Finley, and it will be good to welcome everyone back again. Having Jordan on the team is an added bonus, and I know that the Chattahooligans will appreciate seeing him play, even if it’s for the other team.”