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.
|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.