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Detroit City FC NISA Side Opens Play on April 13

03/10/2021, 11:45am EST
By Detroit City FC

DETROIT, Michigan - Detroit City Football Club and the National Independent Soccer Association have announced the schedule for the 2021 Legends Cup, a preseason tournament hosted by Chattanooga Football Club at W. Max Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from April 13-25. 

The tournament features three groups of three vying for the tournament title and an automatic berth in June 30’s league semifinal match at Keyworth Stadium. Le Rouge will compete in Group #2 featuring Cal United Strikers FC and Stumptown Athletic. 

Detroit City FC opens group play with Cal United on April 13 at 5 pm ET then returns to the pitch on April 16 to take on Stumptown at noon. 

Each club is guaranteed at least three matches. The top overall seed out of group play advances to April 25’s final, while the #2 and #3 seeds play in a semifinal match on April 22 at 8 pm. 

It is expected that a reduced capacity will be allowed at Chattanooga’s Finley Stadium for the Legends Cup. Ticketing and broadcast information will be made available later this month. 

The groupings for the Legends Cup are as follows:
• Group 1 – Maryland Bobcats FC, Michigan Stars FC, 1904 FC 
• Group 2 – Detroit City FC, Cal United Strikers FC, Stumptown AC
• Group 3 – Chattanooga FC, Los Angeles Force, New Amsterdam FC

About NISA
The National Independent Soccer Association was founded in 2017 with a mission to bring professional soccer to every city in the United States. A pro league member of U.S. Soccer, NISA focuses on a model based on meritocracy, independent clubs controlling their own league, clubs owning their intellectual property, all without the barrier of territorial rights. Sanctioned by the U.S. Soccer Federation, NISA also runs the mid-summer Independent Cup, open to independent professional and amateur clubs alike. For more information about NISA visit or contact at Follow NISA on Twitter @NISALeague and on Instagram @nisasoccer.

About Detroit City FC 
Founded in 2012, Detroit City FC has established itself as one of the most talked about soccer teams in North America. The club’s motto, Passion for Our City, Passion for the Game, evokes the three ideas the grassroots organization was built upon: to satisfy the demand for soccer in Detroit, represent the city in a positive light, and build community through the beautiful game.


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