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Tormenta FC Doubles Down in 2020 U.S. Open Cup

By Bernadette O'Donnell, 01/08/20, 2:45PM EST

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League One Side to Enter in Round Two

U.S. Soccer has confirmed that a record-breaking 100 teams will compete in the 2020 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Tormenta FC and Tormenta FC 2 will both compete in the tournament with the club’s League Two side entering in Round One and its League One side entering in Round Two. 

This year is Tormenta FC’s second professional Open Cup appearance and Tormenta 2’s third year in the tournament. In 2019, Tormenta’s League One side lost 1-0 to rivals Greenville Triumph in Round One. Tormenta 2 impressed with a 3-0 upset win against Chattanooga Red Wolves SC in Round One before being knocked out by former USL Championship club Nashville SC in the second round. 

U.S. Soccer will announce the First and Second Round matchups in late January with the First Round schedule being released on Jan. 22. The Second Round pairings and possible pairings will follow one week later on Jan. 29. 

Tormenta FC kicks off its regular season at home on March 28 at 7 PM against USL League One champs North Texas SC. Fans can guarantee their presence at every game in Erk Russell Park, including Open Cup matches, by purchasing 2020 Season Ticket Memberships which are available at www.tormentafc.com/seasontickets.

For additional information and scheduling interviews, call (478-508-2604) or email: bodonnell@tormentafc.com.

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