The Michigan Stars scored late in the match for a 2-1 victory over Chattanooga FC on Saturday.
It was the start of the fall season of the National Independent Soccer Association.
Steven Juncaj broke at 1-1 tie in the 88th minute while hitting an 18-yard shot at Ultimate Soccer Arenas Outdoor Stadium at Pontiac, Mich.
After the Stars took the lead, Chattanooga FC had tied the match on a penalty kick by Ian McGrath in the 59th minute.
CFC travels to Detroit City next week before returning home on Aug. 29, hosting New Amstredam FC.