Chula Vista FC

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Chula Vista FC
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Full nameChula Vista Futbol Club
Founded1982
GroundStan Canaris Stadium
Capacity6,000
Head coachJ Hector Diaz
LeagueSoCal Premier League
WebsiteClub website

Chula Vista Futbol Club is an American soccer club from Chula Vista, California. The club's first team currently competes in the SoCal Premier League.

History[edit]

Chula Vista FC was originally established as a youth soccer organization and added a senior team in 2011. The club's stated goal for the senior team is to provide a bridge between youth and professional soccer for players not in the college soccer system.[1] Notable players that went through the CVFC youth soccer system include Alejandro Guido, Paul Arriola, Joe Corona, Gabriel Farfan and Michael Farfan.[2] CVFC has played against other crosstown teams losing 3-1 in a friendly with North County Battalion and beating their rival Albion SC Pros 3-2.[3][4] Chula Vista FC aims to eventually have a team for all the United States Soccer Development academy ages and possibly move up to the NASL or USL.[5]

The club gained a measure of national acclaim for its performances in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup which included a road win over Arizona United SC, a professional club from the United Soccer League.[6] CVFC was eliminated in the second qualifying round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in a 4-0 loss against La Máquina FC at home.[7]

2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup results[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us - Chula Vista FC". chulavistafc.com. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Chula Vista FC Builds Success in San Diego's Backyard". soccernation.com. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Albion Pros defeat San Diego rival Chula Vista FC". soccernation.com. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
  4. ^ ""Kicking It With NC Battalion!"". NBC San Diego. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  5. ^ "J. HECTOR DIAZ HAS BIG PLANS FOR CHULA VISTA F.C." soccernation.com. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Chula Vista FC Aiming to Continue Upstart Beginning to 2015 USOC". ussoccer.com. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Chula Vista FC bows out of US Open Cup early after disappointing loss". NBC San Diego. Retrieved 21 April 2016.

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