South Georgia Tormenta FC and USL League Two announced Monday that Tormenta FC 2 will host the Southern and Eastern Conference Finals at Erk Russell Park on Friday, July 23, and the USL League Two Semifinal on Sunday, July 25. After knocking out The Villages SC 4-2 on Sunday, Tormenta FC 2 advanced to the Southern Conference Final for a second consecutive season and is the only team in USL League Two to have a seven-match win streak.
For the Eastern Conference Final, West Chester United will take on the Western Mass Pioneers on Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET, while in the Southern Conference, Tormenta FC 2 will face North Carolina Fusion U23 later that evening at 8:00 p.m. ET. The winners of the two matches will face off Sunday, July 25, at 8:00 p.m. ET in the USL League Two Semifinals.
Founded in 1993, the North Carolina Fusion – formerly known as the Carolina Dynamo – have a long history in USL League Two with nine playoff appearances, reaching the League Two Semifinals in 2004 and most recently, the Southern Conference Semifinals in 2016. On Sunday, North Carolina took down the SC United Bantams 2-1 in extra time to advance to the Final this weekend.
Tormenta FC 2 is offering a tournament pass so fans don’t miss any playoff action this weekend: $10 will get you into all three playoff matches. While the club’s second team battles for the USL League Two trophy, Tormenta FC’s USL League One side will play at home on Saturday, July 24 as they take on the Richmond Kickers from Erk Russell Park.