Tulsa Athletic vs. FC Wichita
Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.
Veterans Park – Tulsa, Okla.
$10 bleacher seating, $5 general admission, 18 and under are free
TULSA, Okla. – Tulsa Athletic continue their three-match home stretch to start the season against rival FC Wichita on Saturday (May 11) at 2 p.m. at Veterans Park. The contest, presented by City of Tulsa Recycling, is the NPSL National Game of the Week.
Tulsa Athletic began the 2019 NPSL campaign with a 3-1 win over 2018 Heartland Conference champion Little Rock Rangers on May 5 at Veterans Park. Aboubakr Diallo scored the game-winning goal in the second half with Joe Ruiz and Alex Harris adding tallies for Tulsa Athletic. Santiago Riveros was named the Man of the Match as he totaled two assists. Javo Reyes was picked the Tuffbox Defender of the Match.
The win was the third straight victory at Veterans Park for Tulsa Athletic as they moved to 5-1 all-time at the park. The only loss was to FC Wichita a season ago.
Saturday’s match is the season opener for FC Wichita. FC Wichita won the regular season Heartland Conference title in 2018 but fell to Little Rock Rangers in the Heartland Conference playoffs to end the season. FC Wichita is currently on a two-match road losing streak dating back to last season.
FC Wichita leads the all-time series between the two clubs with a 6-3 advantage, including a five-match winning streak. The series is tied, 2-2, in Tulsa.
Tickets for the contest are available for $10 for bleacher seats and $5 for general admission. A live video stream will be available.