In the team’s first conference match, the Miami Hurricanes women’s soccer team faced adversity even before kickoff. Due to the anticipated effects of Hurricane Florence on the Carolinas, the match between UM and Clemson was moved back from 5 p.m. to noon.
Two women’s soccer programs, seeking to find their footing after years of misfiring, meet on at Cobb Stadium on Sunday night, as the Miami Hurricanes and FIU Panthers face off in a crosstown derby.
FC Surge, South Florida’s entry in the Women’s Premier Soccer League, kicks off its 2018 season tonight.
Surge, which was founded in 2013 and has been part of the WPSL since its 2015 inception, provides an opportunity for some of the region’s top soccer players to stay fresh and compete with other players around the state.
Andrew Das of the New York Times is reporting that the International Champions Cup, the brainchild of Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and Relevent Sports executive chairman Charlie Stillitano, will be adding a four-team Women’s International Champions Cup competition this summer. In addition, all the games featuring top-flight women’s clubs will take place in South Florida, with a final at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
(UPDATE: Matt Higgins of RSE Ventures confirmed to Magic City Soccer that all games will take place at Hard Rock.)