UTICA- It’s the very first home game of the very first season of the Utica FC Indoor Soccer Team.
Hundreds of fans lined the ticket booths for their chance to see a historical beginning to this team.
Their season is already off to a great start. Utica FC played Harrisburg Heat on December 1st and won.
Today for their first home opener, they won with a score of 5 to 2 and the fans loved every second of it.
"I think it’s awesome, I think Utica has shown that it's a great sports city over the years and I think the addition to soccer is fantastic. I've been a fan of soccer for years and I think this is going to go very well." Said fan Jack Williams
Fans like Mark Spiridigliozzi played soccer when they were in High School, this game brings back fond memories of the past. He even bought season tickets.
"Soccer brings back times for when I played in high school, it’s great for the community coming out here, seeing everybody play, everybody having a good time. I'm looking forward to this game and every game they have here.”
Nick and Michael Linder were always fans of soccer and were excited to see it being played here in Utica.
"Just seeing all the action and how the crowd reacts to it. Probably the amazing goals we watched the game yesterday and it was amazing."
Utica FC will face off against Baltimore Blast again on Saturday December 8th in Baltimore.