November 2, 2017

 

Foley Sports Tourism Complex Hosts Championship Soccer Tournaments

 

  

FOLEY, Ala. ­– The Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Championship and the Alabama Soccer Association will be in Foley this week for tournament play.

The Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Championship will return to the Foley Sports Tourism Complex for the second year in a row as eight teams compete for the title of Sun Belt Conference Champion. The South Alabama Jaguars hope to repeat for a fifth straight season against seven other teams, including Little Rock, Arkansas State, Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Texas State, Georgia Southern and Troy will compete through the championship match scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. (CT). All matches of the tournament will be broadcast on ESPN3 and available on the WatchESPN app.

Fans may also follow tournament action from the Foley Sports Tourism Complex via Twitter (@SunBelt) or through live states on www.SunBeltSports.org. Admission is free.

In addition to Sun Belt Conference action, The Alabama Soccer Association’s State Cup Final Four will take place Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4-5 in a competition to determine the best soccer club in the State.

More than 100 boys and girls soccer teams are expected to participate for a second year in a row at the Foley complex. Between games, high school students will have an opportunity to watch collegiate-level play during the Sun Belt Conference.
 
“We know that Foley has something special to offer events,” said FSTC Interim Director David Thompson. “It is our goal to offer the best customer service and put on world-class events to keep them coming back and keep brining tourism dollars to the city.

Games are scheduled throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday.

For more information, visit www.foleysportstourism.com/events.