HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Team release) -- The Knoxville Force, Knoxville’s newly franchised premier soccer team, traveled to Huntsville Saturday to play the Rocket City United for the second time in two weeks.
Several of the Force’s players who had not received U.S. Soccer Federation clearance for last week’s game in Knoxville were cleared this week and helped beef up the Force’s roster. It made a difference in the outcome as the Force prevailed over Rocket City 2-1.
Within the first 14 minutes, Adam Reakes and Derick Radcliffe had scored two goals for the Force. Rocket City scored their first goal at the 44 minute mark.
The teams played scoreless in the second half leaving the victory to the Force who will play Chattanooga FC next week in Chattanooga.
Knoxville Force - 2
Rocket City United, Huntsville, AL -1
Force Scoring: Adam Reakes 9th minute (assist: Andy Kimball); Derick Radcliffe 14th minute (assist: Chase Nieri)
Rocket City United Scoring: Okello 44th minute (assist: Andrew Nkurunungi)
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