CFC Women Win At Home, Men's game Canceled

Sunday, June 8, 2014

The Chattanooga Football Club women's team earned a 1-0 home win Saturday night and improved to 2-3 overall on the season. 

The team was coming off a 1-0 loss at Alabama FC on Friday.

Kristina Heredia scored the lone goal.  

The women will host Alabama FC on Friday at 7:30.  

The CFC men traveled to Huntsville on Saturday to take on Rocket City United but the game was postponed because of storms in the area.    At this point, the game has not been rescheduled.  This is the second game in two weeks that has been canceled for the men.  

The CFC men are scheduled to play at Nashville on Friday and host Georgia Revolution on Saturday.  


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