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Orlando City B Announces Series of Friendlies in Preparation 2016 Campaign

ORLANDO, Fla. – Feb. 16, 2016 – Orlando City B today announced its full preseason schedule in preparation for the 2016 United Soccer League (USL) campaign. All friendlies are open to media only.  

Among the opponents to be faced are the U-23 Colombian national team, Major League Soccer (MLS) side Toronto FC, USL Western Conference Finalist Oklahoma City Energy FC and one of the nation’s top college soccer program— Eastern Florida State College (EFSC)

The Lions have already played two of its preseason matches, defeating Stetson University 1-0 on Saturday, Feb. 6, and overpowering the University of Central Florida 4-0 on Sunday, Feb. 14.

Date Match Location Time
Feb. 17 OCB vs. Toronto FC Champions Gate 12:30 pm
Feb. 21 OCB vs. Oklahoma City Energy FC IMG 1 pm
Feb. 24 OCB & OCSC vs.  Colombia U23 National Team Ft. Lauderdale 4 pm
Feb. 27 OCB vs. University of South Florida USF 7 pm
Feb. 28 OCB vs. University of Central Florida Sylvan Lake 11 am
March 5 OCB vs. Florida Technological College Sylvan Lake 2 pm
March 8 OCB vs. University of North Florida UNF 7:30 pm
March 12 OCB vs. Florida International University Sylvan Lake 2 pm
March 19 OCB vs. Eastern Florida State College EFSC 1 pm

“We’re absolutely excited for the series of competitive fixtures that we have prepared to get the team ready four our 2016 USL season,” said OCB Head Coach Anthony Pulis. “We want to continue our successful history in the league while developing our young talent and we are confident that facing some of these top squads in the next weeks will be instrumental to achieve this.”

Orlando City B opens the 2016 USL season at the Eastern Florida State College’s (EFSC) stadium Titan Soccer Complex on Mar. 26 against the Wilmington Hammerheads. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET.

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UPDATE: August 8, 2020 - Major League Soccer unveiled the framework of a revised schedule for the remainder of the 2020 season, with the League’s 25th season continuing in the home markets of the 26 clubs beginning August 12. At this time, MLS has announced the initial phase of the revised schedule for U.S. clubs through September 14 and plans to announce the balance of the regular season schedule by early September. More details on schedules for the Canadian teams will be announced in the near future. Attendance at matches will be determined by MLS and club leadership in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.