Ashwaubenon, Wis.- Green Bay Voyageurs FC (2-2-2) closed out the season series with Kaw Valley FC (6-1-4) with a hard fought 0-0 tie. The regular season series between Voyageurs and Cranes ended in a deadlock with both teams earning 4 points to add to their resume as they head into the second half of the season.
The second half featured numerous chances for both teams to tack on a leading goal. In the last 15 minutes of the match, the Voyageurs had multiple opportunities on set pieces, including a dangerous free kick in the 80th minute that was redirected and sent over the bar.
In the 25th minute, Kaw Valley saw one of their best chances to take a lead as the strike by the Cranes went off the crossbar.
The highly contested match had 22 fouls and 4 yellow cards that were given throughout the match. GBVFC finished the evening with 9 shots followed closely by Kaw Valley which tallied 6 shots.
The Voyageurs will cross border lines to Canada, playing the Thunder Bay Chill on June 29 at 7:30 p.m., followed by WSA Winnipeg on July 1st at 7:00 p.m. On July 4th, the Voyageurs will return home to Capital Credit Union Park to play the Des Moines Menace in a 3:00 p.m. start
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.