FC Cincinnati to play University of Cincinnati in friendly match
Posted: 1:53 PM, Feb 18, 2019
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FC Cincinnati fans in the Bailey section celebrated the start of the game against Louisville City FC in the first half at Nippert stadium Saturday May 26, 2018. FC Cincinnati lost 2-0 against Louisville City FC. Photo by Joseph Fuqua II for WCPO
CINCINNATI — FC Cincinnati will face the University of Cincinnati in a free "preseason" game next month.
The new MLS squad will play against the UC men's soccer team at 7 p.m. March 5 at Nippert Stadium.
The game will give fans a chance to learn about the new security practices, including wanding and bag checks at entry gates, according to a news release from FC Cincinnati.
Seating will be limited to certain sections for the event. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and $5 parking will be available in the Corry Garage and Calhoun Garage.
FC Cincinnati will make their MLS debut in Seattle on March 2. Their home season opener is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17 against the Portland Timbers at Nippert Stadium.
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