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Soccer Sun Mar 03 2013

Chicago Soul Nab Playoff Berth in Inaugural Season

ChicagoSoul.pngIn its first ever season, the Chicago Soul (11-15) have clinched a playoff birth in the Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) tournament after defeating the Syracuse Silver Knights (8-18) by the final of 17-6. Carlos Munoz notched a hat trick in front of a cheering crowd at Sears Centre Arena.

The Soul got the scoring started early and often with a goal by Alex Megson at the 5:52 mark. Four other players found the back of the net throughout the match, which gave the Soul all the confidence it needed to slay the Silver Knights.

"This is the first time in a long time that an expansion team has gone to the playoffs in the first year," Head Coach Novi Marojevic said. "I'm extremely proud."

The fourth-seeded Soul will take on number-one seed Baltimore Blast (21-5) Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. CT at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park (the Big 10 women's basketball tournament is set to take place at Sears Centre). Tickets for the first round can be purchased via the team's site or by contacting Dave Mokry at (224) 699-4094 / or Sawyer Frank at (224) 699-4096 /

Tickets are only $15.00, but those who show proof of ticket purchase from either the February 27 or March 1 games will receive 50 percent off.

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Jason / March 20, 2013 6:57 PM

Birth? Birth?


Playoff BERTH. Not birth. Birth means the beginning of life.


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