Monday, July 9, 2018

Detroit's semi-pro soccer club will host a First Division team tomorrow night

Posted By on Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 11:52 AM

click to enlarge PHOTO BY JON DEBOER/DCFC
  • Photo by Jon Deboer/DCFC

The rowdy rouge and gold will host a top-tier team for the first time when Mexico’s Club Necaxa makes stops at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck tomorrow for a friendly. It’ll be Detroit City Football Club’s second-ever international game.
The nearly century-old Club Necaxa is part of Liga, MX, Mexico’s premier football league and arguably the top league in North America. For the semi-pro, fourth-tier DCFC, Necaxa is sure to be a sturdy challenge. But win or lose, DCFC games are always a treat for those who enjoy the competitive but fun atmosphere of a sporting event. The DCFC supporters’ section is known for its wide array of chants and sing-alongs, and no team or player is safe from heckling.

The match starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets cost $15. The rest of DCFC’s schedule is available here.

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