BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Birmingham professional soccer team Birmingham Legion FC opened their first-ever day of pre-season camp today. BIrmingham Legion FC inaugural season starts at home on March 9th vs Bethlehem Steel FC.
Legion FC will travel to Tampa, Fl from January 31 through February 9. The team has scheduled scrimmages against the Tampa Bay Rowdies on February 2 and the Philadelphia Union of Major League Scocer on February 6. Legion FC will open BBVA Compass Field on February 16 at 4:00 pm CT for a preaseason friendly against Nashville FC.
Season tickety holders will recieve exclusive access to the match, including pre-game festivities on the stadium plaza beginning at 2:00 pm CT and a post-game meet-and-greet with players, coaches, and staff.
CBS 42 spoke with head coach Tommy Soehn, forward Chandler Hoffman, and midfielder Mikey Lopez about being in Birmingam.