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Orlando City B Announces 2017 Preseason Schedule

The young Lions have a busy calendar of friendlies starting in late February, with seven matches leading up to the 2017 USL season.

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Orlando City B has announced a series of friendly matches before it gets its second USL season started on March 25 at Tampa Bay. The club revealed seven preseason friendly dates and opponents.

OCB will begin playing Thursday, Feb. 23 against the University of Central Florida at the UCF Soccer Complex, followed by Tuesday, Feb. 28, against OKC Energy FC at IMG Academy in Bradenton — this one will be the only game to be streamed live at Live.IMGAcademyTV.com.

Following February, OCB will face San Antonio FC on March 4 before facing the UCF Knights again March 5. Almost a week later, OCB will play against Florida International University and Montverde Academy at Sylvan Lake Park on March 11 and 12, respectively. And the closing preseason games will be against Jacksonville Armada of the NASL on March 18 at Patton Park in Jacksonville.

Exactly one week after the final preseason game, Orlando City B will face the Tampa Bay Rowdies at Al Lang Stadium for the first official game of the 2017 USL season.

2017 OCB Preseason

  • Thursday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.: OCB vs. UCF, UCF Soccer Complex
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.: OCB vs. OKC Energy FC, IMG Academy, Bradenton, FL
  • Saturday, March 4, 1 p.m.: OCB vs. San Antonio FC, Eastern Florida State College
  • Sunday, March 5, 11 a.m.: OCB vs. UCF, UCF Soccer Complex
  • Saturday, March 11, 11 a.m.: OCB vs. FIU, Sylvan Lake Park
  • Sunday, March 12, 11 a.m.: OCB vs. Montverde Academy, Sylvan Lake Park
  • Saturday, March 18, 7 p.m.: OCB vs. Jacksonville Armada, Patton Park