Orlando City Soccer Club Wins USL PRO Championship in front of Record Crowd
MVSC would like to congratulate our majority owner, Wayne Estopinal and the Orlando City Soccer Club Lions on their championship win in the USL PRO! Wayne Estopinal is the majority owner of Mockingbird Valley Sports Complex and also is a minority owner with Orlando City. Read below on their great win!
WATCH THE VIDEO AS LIONS FANS CELEBRATE THEIR USL PRO CHAMPIONSHIP:
USL PRO is technically the third division in the American soccer pyramid. But the record 20,886 that came out to support for Orlando City in the USL PRO championship game was not exactly your typical third-division audience.
If you weren't there, the video provides a glimpse of the passion on display Saturday night at the Florida Citrus Bowl, where OCSC captured the title in a wild 7-4 victory over the Charlotte Eagles. Sporting Kansas City's on-loan forward Dom Dwyer scored four goals in the contest, living up to his "Darth Dwyer" banner on show.
Here's a recap of the match. But for more color, check out the best photos from the game here.
If you were a skeptic about Orlando's appetite for soccer in their quest to become the next MLS expansion team, the scenes will likely impress you.