The Atlanta Silverbacks and Fort Lauderdale Strikers played to a 1-1 draw Saturday night at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
A goal from Silverbacks forward and league-leading goal scorer Reinaldo Navia in the 69th minute cancelled out Strikers forward Mark Anderson’s strike from earlier in the second half, earning the Silverbacks an important point away from home.
Atlanta Silverbacks Chairman Boris Jerkunica spoke with Brian Quarstad of Inside Minnesota Soccer to discuss the Silverbacks' recent U.S. Open Cup venue change. The full interview, which was released today on insidemnsoccer.com, is available below. In addition to the many recent media interviews featuring Jerkunica, fans can
The Atlanta Silverbacks travel to South Florida this Saturday to take on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Lockhart Stadium at 7:30 p.m.
The Silverbacks and Strikers will each look to parlay their midweek success in the second round of the U.S. Open Cup with a win on Saturday night. The Silverbacks topped NPSL side Georgia Revolution, 1-0, while the Strikers disposed of PDL side Fresno Fuego, 7-2.
The Atlanta Silverbacks will host Fan Appreciation Night in conjunction with their game against the Carolina RailHawks on June 16. As part of the event, fans will receive FREE tickets to the game, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Atlanta Silverbacks Park.
To reserve your free tickets, click here.
The Silverbacks will travel to Bayamón, Puerto Rico for a midweek clash with the league-leading Puerto Rico Islanders on Wednesday night.
The game presents the Silverbacks (0-4-2) with a formidable challenge, facing off against the Islanders (4-1-1), who have collected 10 of a possible 12 points in four games at the Bayamón Soccer Complex this season.
ATLANTA, Ga. – In front of a crowd of 4,743 a shorthanded Silverbacks (0-4-2) team were unable to pick up their first win of the season. The game totaled 33 fouls with 25 of those going against the Silverbacks. The Silverbacks had difficulty ever getting into the flow while FC Edmonton (2-1-2) controlled possession through a majority of the match and picked up their second win of the season.