CFC Wins South Region Championship; Advances To Final Four

Sunday, July 20, 2014
- photo by Greg Davick

The Chattanooga Football Club claimed their second South Region championship in their short history on Saturday night before a home crowd at Finley Stadium.  The 2-0 win over Tulsa FC earns the Chattanooga team a spot in the national semifinals which will take place next week. 

The site is not yet determined but the Chattanooga faithful are hopeful it could be hosted right here in Chattanooga.  That announcement should some sometime on Monday. 

In Saturday's game, Luis Trude scored an early goal after beating his defender and the Tulsa keeper.  The early 1-0 lead was not improved until the 78th minute when Luke Winter scored for a the 2-0 lead.  

Greg Hartley earned yet another shutout making some amazing saves especially in the second half.  



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