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Corinthians FC of San Antonio
Corinthians FC of San Antonio
Corinthians fc of san antonio.png
Nickname(s)Corinthians FC, Corinthians
Founded2009
GroundWarrior Staduim
San Antonio, TX
Capacity23,000[1]
OwnerArturo Ferrer/ Joe Rios
League(United Premier Soccer League)
WebsiteClub website

Corinthians FC SA was an Amateur soccer club based in San Antonio, Texas. The team made its debut in the National Premier Soccer League in 2014. The club played in the South Central Conference of the South Region. Corinthians FC of SA was led by Pete Veras and head coach, co-owner, and technical director, Benjamin Galindo. Founded in 2009, Corinthians FC of SA was dedicated to serving the communities in and around the San Antonio area. Corinthians FC of SA was a Christian-based professional soccer club whose mission is to build athletes of all ages through positive and encouraging inspiration and training, transforming each athlete into champions for the future, on and off the field.[2]

History

2014

Corinthians FC won its first ever NPSL game on May 17, 2014 - a 4-2 away win over the Liverpool Warriors.[3] They would finish their inaugural season with a 7-0-3 record, finishing 1st in the South Division and 3rd overall in the South Central Conference regular season table. In the playoffs, Corinthians made it to the South Central Conference Championship game where they lost to Tulsa Athletics, 4-2.

2016

On January 16, 2016, Benjamin Galindo was appointed the new head coach of Corinthians FC. Galindo is a former player on the Mexico national team and Chivas Guadalajara coach.[4] The club made its first appearance in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup during the 2016 tournament. The team was selected as an "At-Large Berth" on February 5, 2016.[5]

2017

Corinthians FC did not participate in the 2017 NPSL season as the team ceased operations.

Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

May 11, 2016 First RoundNTX Rayados TexasForfeit[note 1]Texas Corinthians FC of San Antonio
May 18, 2016 Second RoundSan Antonio FC Texas3 - 1Texas Corinthians FC of San AntonioSan Antonio, Texas
7:30 p.m. CDT Johnson Goal 3
Francois Yellow card 16
Araujo Yellow card 43
Francois Goal 7074
Report Chapman-Page Goal 47 Stadium: Toyota Field
Attendance: 2,419
Referee: Luis Guardia

Stadium

The team played at Alamo Stadium in San Antonio, Texas. Alamo Stadium is owned and operated by the San Antonio Independent School District and seats 23,000.[7]

Year-by-year

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
2014 4 NPSL 3rd, South Central Conference Final Did not qualify
2015 4 NPSL 2nd, South Central Did not qualify Did not qualify
2016 4 NPSL 8th, South Central Did not qualify Second Round

Honors

Domestic League

Notes

  1. ^ NTX Rayados disqualified due to not currently being active in a USSF sanctioned league.[6]

References

  1. ^ http://www.ksat.com/news/corinthians-fc-sa-to-play-2015-season-at-alamo-stadium
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-09. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://corinthiansfcsa.com/benjamin-galindo-joins-corinthians-fc-sa-head-coach/
  5. ^ http://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2016/02/05/15/43/160205-usoc-2016-competition-format-and-schedule-revealed
  6. ^ "Corinthians SC of San Antonio Advance to USOC Second Round". ussoccer.com. 10 May 2016.
  7. ^ http://www.ksat.com/content/pns/ksat/news/2015/04/14/corinthians-fc-sa-to-play-2015-season-at-alamo-stadium.html[permanent dead link]

External links


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