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Huntsville City FC Falls 3-2 Against Atlanta United 2


Huntsville, Ala. (May 18, 2024) – Huntsville City Football Club fell 3-2 to Atlanta United 2 at Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium despite Foster Ajago's brace in his return from injury.

Atlanta got on the board first through Javier Armas, and then doubled its lead following a Miles Hadley goal. Huntsville trimmed the lead in the 66th minute when Jony Bolaños’ cross found substitute Forster Ajago, who finished off the chance for his first goal of the season.

Watch Ajago’s first goal here.

Karim Tmimi extended Atlanta’s lead back to two, but the Boys in Blue immediately got one back when Fernando Ciceron’s cross found Ajago again, who fired the ball into the top of the net for his second goal of the night.

Watch Ajago’s second goal here.

Huntsville City FC will be back in action next Sunday, May 26 at 5 p.m. CT at Orlando City B. The match can be seen on MLS Season Pass on AppleTV, while Huntsvillians can attend the club’s official watch party at Yellowhammer Brewing.


  • Huntsville City FC   
  • have had two players start every match this season: Jony Bolaños and Fernando Ciceron
  • scored multiple goals in a match for the first time since March 30 vs. Columbus Crew 2 
  • Forster Ajago
  • made his first appearance since March 22 due to injury
  • scored his first two goals of the season
  • Jony Bolaños
  • served as team captain for the fifth-straight match
  • recorded his first assist of the season
  • Fernando Ciceron recorded his first assist of the season
  • Tyler Pasnik made his Huntsville City FC and MLS NEXT Pro debut 
  • Tomás Ritondale made his first Huntsville City FC and MLS NEXT Pro start
  • Cannon Scretchen made his first Huntsville City FC and MLS NEXT Pro start

Box Score:    

Huntsville City FC (0W-6L-3D, 0SOW, 3 pts.) vs. Atlanta United 2 (3W-5L-1D, 1SOW, 11 pts.)          

Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium | Huntsville, Ala.  

Final Score:    

HCFC: 2    

ATL 2: 3  

Scoring Summary:      

ATL2: Javier Armas (A: Karim Tmimi) 30’

ATL2: Miles Hadley 53’

HCFC: Forster Ajago (A: Jony Bolaños) 66’

ATL2: Karim Tmimi 88’

HCFC: Forster Ajago (A: Fernando Ciceron) 90’


HCFC: Interim Head Coach Christophe Berra (caution) 18’

ATL2: Matias Gallardo (caution) 36’

HCFC: Fernando Ciceron (caution) 40’

HCFC: Tomás Ritondale (caution) 58’

HCFC: Jony Bolaños (caution) 76’

ATL2: Matthew Edwards (caution) 78’

HCFC: Forster Ajago (caution) 90’

HCFC: Tyler Pasnik (caution) 90+4’


HCFC Starters: Ben Martino, Tomás Ritondale, Fernando Ciceron, Chris Applewhite, Faiz Opande, Izzy Johnston, Sergi Oriol (Alejandro Velazquez-Lopez 71’), Isaiah Jones (Tyler Pasnik 61’), Cannon Scretchen, Adem Sipić (Forster Ajago 61’), Jony Bolaños  

Substitutes: Jacob Grekowicz, Simon Jillson, Owen Bland, Charly Dealmonte, Jonathan Hernandez, Tristan Tropeano

ATL 2 Starters: Jayden Hibbert, Jacob Williams (Adyn Torres 46’, Matthew Edwards 70’), Ethan Dudley, Miles Hadley, Erik Centeno, Noble Okello, Javier Armas, Karim Tmimi, Alan Carleton, Matias Gallardo (Stephen Hurlock 80’), Matt Dejianne (Shawn Lanza 89’)

Substitutes: John Berner

Attendance: 4,807