A sold-out crowd of more than 32,000 people cheered, chanted and sang as FC Cincinnati took the field at home for the first time in Major League Soccer Sunday night. The final score was 3-nil to the home team.
Fans will finally get to see what FC Cincinnati will look like as the team heads to Major League Soccer next year. The soccer club unveils its new branding during an invitation-only event Monday at 6 p.m.
Dayton’s foreign-born population has grown dramatically in recent years. While the number of immigrants is smaller than that in some other cities around the United States, people from more than 100 different countries call Dayton home.
That international diversity was on display at a special recent soccer game. The Dayton World Soccer Games is designed to help the city’s immigrant and refugee newcomers feel at home.
FC Cincinnati will build a training facility in Milford, the club announced Tuesday. Pending local government approval, the team will construct a facility where the Expressway Park softball complex currently stands.