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Asheville City Soccer Club Set to Host Round 1 Game of the Open Cup Against One Knoxville

By Kristy Kepley-Steward, 03/01/24, 10:00AM HST


Asheville City Soccer Club is thrilled to announce that it will be hosting the Round 1 game of the prestigious Open Cup against USL League One team, One Knoxville, at Greenwood Field located on the campus of the University of North Carolina Asheville (UNC Asheville).

Mark your calendars for March 20, 2024, at 7:00 p.m., as Asheville City SC prepares to take on the formidable One Knoxville in what promises to be an exhilarating clash of soccer talent. The Open Cup has long been celebrated as one of the most esteemed tournaments in American soccer, and Asheville City SC is honored to play a pivotal role in this year's edition.

Greenwood Field, nestled within the scenic surroundings of the UNC Asheville campus, will provide the perfect setting for this highly anticipated matchup. 

"We are incredibly excited to host a traditional rival as part of the Open Cup," said Tim Blekicki, General Manager of Asheville City Soccer Club. "We are proud to represent our city on this national stage. We extend a warm welcome to our opponents, One Knoxville, and look forward to an exciting game. Hopefully they’ll be heading back over the mountain with one less boot.”

Asheville City SC invites fans from across the region to come out and support the team as they compete in this historic fixture. With both teams eager to make their mark in the tournament, anticipation is building for what promises to be a thrilling encounter.

Tickets for the game will be available for purchase online through the Asheville City SC Merch website starting Monday March 4th, as well as at the gate on matchday. Don't miss your chance to be part of the action as Asheville City SC takes on One Knoxville in the Round 1 game of the Open Cup at Greenwood Field, UNC Asheville.

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About Asheville City Soccer Club 

Asheville City Soccer Club is a professional soccer team based in Asheville, North Carolina. Founded in 2016, the club competes in USL League Two, USLW League and the USL Academy and is committed to promoting the growth of soccer in the community while fostering a culture of inclusivity and excellence.