NCFC and NC Courage owner Steve Malik and CEO of Kane Realty Corporation John Kane held a press conference Tuesday morning to announce plans for a downtown entertainment district in Raleigh.
The reigning National Women's Soccer League champions, the NC Courage, are currently fifth in the table after nine games. A drop-off from the team’s form last season, but with seven players currently representing their national teams in France, the drop is expected.
There is no competition in sports bigger than the World Cup, and for many players there is no bigger honor than representing their country on the world’s biggest stage. This year’s edition of the Women’s World Cup has seen a number of players with ties to Raleigh called up to their national teams, including seven from local club NC Courage.
Following a statement 3-1 win over the USL Championship Eastern Conference leaders, the Tampa Bay Rowdies, on Saturday night, NCFC finds itself sitting at fifth in the standings and only three points away from second place after 14 games.
NC State men’s soccer has seen recent success under head coach George Kiefer, but over the years the program has also produced some excellent players and coaches, many of whom are still playing and managing at top sides in the United States and abroad.
NC State men’s soccer forward Manny Perez completed a deadline day move to former European and current Scottish Professional Football League champions Celtic. Celtic has loaned Perez out to North Carolina FC for the remainder of the season.
On New Year’s Eve, we finish our three-part series by counting down the top six moments for NC State sports in 2018. The final part of the series features national titles for swimming and wrestling, a stellar season for women’s basketball and two upset wins over local rivals for men’s basketball. In case you missed them, be sure to check out parts one and two as well.
Part two of Technician’s series counting down the top 18 moments for NC State in 2018 features big wins for wrestling and men’s soccer, a banner day for football at the NFL draft and a strong season for cross country.
The NC State women’s soccer team’s season came to an end Sunday night in Los Angeles against the second-seeded UCLA Bruins in a 5-0 defeat.