MEDIA ALERT: 2022 NISA Playoff Quarterfinals

Oct 20, 2022

CHICAGO – October 20, 2022

WHAT:  National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) playoffs start tomorrow!

Michigan Stars FC is coming off a high-scoring 2-3 loss at home to Chattanooga FC. Syracuse Pulse followed a nil-nil draw against the same Stars squad with a 1-1 draw to Maryland Bobcats FC in the regular season finale. MSFC won the season series 2-2-0 including a pair of clean sheets.

Host ALBION San Diego has been idle since October 8, a 1-0 victory over top seed Cal United Strikers FC. Maryland notched 1-1 draws in its final two matches. The clubs split their season series with each holding serve at home.

WHO/WHEN:  The playoff seedings:

  1. Cal United Strikers FC
  2. Chattanooga FC
  3. Michigan Stars FC
  4. ALBION San Diego
  5. Maryland Bobcats FC
  6. Syracuse Pulse


Game One:

#3 Michigan Stars FC vs. #6 Syracuse Pulse

Friday, October 21

Kickoff: 7:00pm ET

Romeo Stadium - Washington, Mich.


Game Two:

#4 ALBION San Diego vs. #5 Maryland Bobcats FC

Friday, October 21

Kickoff: 6:00pm PT

Canyon Crest Stadium - San Diego, Calif.

Dates and times are subject to change.

NEXT:    Following the quarterfinals, the format will be re-seeded for the semifinal matches.  The lowest seeded winner of the Quarterfinals will play at California United Strikers.  The highest seeded winner of the Quarterfinals will play at Chattanooga FC.

The semifinals are scheduled for the weekend of October 29. The final will be November 5 or 6 depending on highest seed participating and venue availability.




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