SPRING TOURNAMENT: New Amsterdam FC to participate in NISA Legends Cup

CHICAGO – The National Independent Soccer Association Wednesday released the schedule for 2021 NISA Legends Cup, a spring tournament schedule.

The Legends Cup will be held in Chattanooga, Tenn. from April 13-25.

New Amersterdam FC will participate in the competition.

Following the spring season, at the end of June in Keyworth Stadium in Detroit, the 2021 Legends Cup champion will play the spring season champion Wednesday, June 30, for the right to play 2020 fall champion Detroit City FC for the 2020-2021 NISA Championship.

Broadcast details will be announced later this month.

NISA clubs will play in three groups during the Legends Cup:

Group 1 – Maryland Bobcats FC, Michigan Stars FC, 1904 FC

Group 2 – Detroit City FC, Cal United Strikers FC, Stumptown AC

Group 3 – Chattanooga FC, Los Angeles Force, New Amsterdam FC

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