Chattanooga Football Club Off To National Championship Game

Fans Can View The Game On EPB or At Tennessee Pavilion

Friday, August 1, 2014

The Chattanooga Football Club men's soccer team began their trek to Red Bull Arena on Friday. The team is playing in the NPSL National Championship game which is scheduled to kick off Saturday night after the 7 p.m. MLS game. 

Chattanooga takes on undefeated Red Bulls u23 team.   

Chattanooga FC supporters pushed for the game to be in Chattanooga after drawing more than 8,000 fans for their semifinal game last week.

There are three ways to view the game: 

1. GO TO REDBULL ARENA

One charter bus has already been filled with 55 fans, and 21 people are trying to fill another. If you want to go to see the game in person, buy a round trip ticket and pass to the game for $119.

The deadline to sign up is 1:00pm on Friday! Sign up on the CFC Facebook page in the BUS NUMBER TWO post. 


Fans who are traveling on their own can get also CFC group rate tickets into Red Bull Arena to see both the MLS and NPSL games for $20. 

2. SEE THE GAME LIVE 

EPB Fiber Optics is offering the community exclusive live broadcast coverage of the Chattanooga Football Club in its final battle for the National Premier Soccer League National Championship.

Fi TV Bronze, Silver and Gold subscribers can watch the match live on channel 4. Fi TV Gold subscribers with high definition service can watch on HD channel 752. 

3. COME TO THE VIEWING PARTY AT FINLEY

Join the "Official CFC Viewing Party" Sponsored by Big River, EPB Fiber Optics and Finley Stadium Complex and watch your Chattanooga FC claim the National Championship on the big video screen in the First Tennessee Pavilion.


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