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Voyageurs Draw Kaw Valley; Earn Four Points on Weekend

By Green Bay Voyageurs FC, 06/08/19, 10:00PM CDT


TOPEKA, Kan.-Kaw Valley FC (4-1-1) tallied a goal in the final moments of the match to force a 1-1 draw with Green Bay Voyageurs FC (2-1-1). With the draw, the Voyageurs earned four of a possible six points on the weekend to propel them up the Heartland Division Standings.

In the 81st minute, midfielder Alex Welch scored off an assist by Demitrius Kigeya to give the Voyageurs a 1-0 lead late in the contest. With the goal, Welch finds himself as the team leader in goals (3), riding a three-game point streak.

In the 90th minute, Manel Busquets found the back of the net to draw even with the Voyageurs. Despite building pressure in the closing seconds, Green Bay was unable to go back on top.

In goal, Jamison Yoder made four saves for GBVFC in his third consecutive league appearance.

The Voyageurs will take a break from USL League Two play next week, facing Minneapolis City SC U23 (June 12) and the WPASL All-Stars (June 15). Both matches are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. kickoffs at Capital Credit Union Park.


About Green Bay Voyageurs FC: Green Bay is a member of USL League Two and will begin play in May 2019 in the Heartland Division of the Central Conference. The team name, colors and crest were developed with input from the public to build a team that truly represents the community. The team will play its home games at the new Capital Credit Union Park. The multi-purpose stadium opens in May at 2231 Holmgren Way, less than a mile from historic Lambeau Field, home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. It is very accessible throughout Northeastern Wisconsin, less than 30 minutes from the youth soccer hotbed of Appleton, WI and 15 minutes from the ten-field Akzo-Nobel Soccer Complex in Howard, WI. Information about Capital Credit Union Park can be found here.

About USL League Two: USL League Two is a pre-professional league affiliated with USL Championship, USL League One and Major League Soccer (MLS). Opponents in the Heartland Division include WSA Winnipeg, Thunder Bay Chill, Kaw Valley FC, Des Moines Menace and St. Louis Lions. The proven developmental leader in North American soccer's evolving tiered structure, USL League Two (formerly the PDL) features more than 70 franchises in four conferences throughout the United States and Canada, including 18 clubs that are owned and operated by a professional club, or that hold a partnership with a professional club. League Two has proven to be an important stepping-stone for top professionals now playing throughout the world, with more than 70 percent of all selections in the MLS SuperDraft since 2010 having PDL experience, including over 80 percent of selections in the 2019 SuperDraft.