We are just nine days away from Lexington Sporting Club’s inaugural season-opener against One Knoxville SC in Knoxville, TN, and less than a month out from their first home match on Saturday, April 8 at 7 p.m. at Toyota Stadium.
We spoke with Coach Sam Stockley and the hometown players at a recent practice to hear their thoughts on the upcoming season.
⚽ Coach Sam Stockley
On his excitement for the season —
“Difficult to put it into words at the moment. The lads are working so hard ... they’re excited, they’re bubbling, they’re full of passion, and they’re ready to go.”
⚽ Diallo Irakoze
On how it feels to be a part of the inaugural team —
“It’s an amazing feeling, especially this being my first ever professional team, it’s a really exciting thing.”
Stay tuned, we’ll have more fun quotes from the team in a future newsletter. 👀