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Home opener announced: Chattanooga FC to host Huntsville City on March 16


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2024) — Chattanooga Football Club (CFC) today announced that it will open its inaugural season in MLS NEXT Pro with a home match at Finley Stadium against Huntsville City FC on Saturday, March 16 at 3 p.m. ET.

Full dates and broadcast details of the 2024 MLS NEXT Pro schedule will be announced in the near future.

Chattanooga FC will compete in MLS NEXT Pro for the first time beginning in 2024. Fans can purchase season tickets here and single match tickets here.

Chattanooga Football Club was founded in 2009. The CFC Men's team will compete in MLS NEXT Pro starting in 2024. CFC Women is a summer amateur team that competes in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL). Chattanooga Football Club became the first soccer club to offer true ownership to the fans in 2019 with 3,200+ investors from Chattanooga, all 50 states, and 31 countries. CFC plays all home games at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga.

ABOUT MLS NEXT ProLaunched in 2022 by Major League Soccer, MLS NEXT Pro is a professional men’s soccer league in the United States and Canada that completes the pro player pathway from MLS NEXT to MLS first teams. MLS NEXT Pro continues to grow the game through innovation and diversity, bringing professional soccer to new communities and creating opportunities both on and off the field. MLS NEXT Pro will celebrate its third season in 2024 with 29 teams, 27 MLS-affiliated and two independent, Carolina Core FC and Chattanooga FC. Additional MLS-affiliated and independent clubs will join in the years ahead, including Cleveland and Jacksonville Armada FC. The majority of MLS NEXT Pro’s matches are broadcast on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV as part of the groundbreaking partnership between Apple and MLS. For more information about MLS NEXT Pro, visit