Carolina CORE FC announces Preseason Schedule

CAROLINA CORE FC Announces 2024 Preseason Schedule

HIGH POINT, N.C.– Carolina Core FC will officially kick off the 2024 preseason on Saturday, February 3rd, in preparation for the club’s inaugural season in MLS NEXT Pro.

CCFC’s preseason schedule includes seven matches, with CCFC staying local in the first match on February 3rd to take on the Piedmont Triad FC All-Stars. Following that match, The Foxes will head on the road to take on UNC-Wilmington on February 10th and will challenge 2023 USL League One Champions North Carolina FC on February 17th. The team follows that up by returning to familiar territory on February 19th to take on High Point University before taking on Elon, February 24th. CCFC will end their preseason on the road, taking on Charlotte Independence on March 2nd, and close out their preseason on the road at South Carolina United Heat on March 7th.

ABOUT Carolina Core FC

Founded in 2022, Carolina Core FC is an independent professional men’s soccer club that will begin play in MLS NEXT Pro in 2024. The club’s local owners are dedicated to community development through its on-field and off-field activities. Carolina Core FC has diligently worked behind the scenes to build together its experienced executive staff, including High Point Native, Eddie Pope as the Chief Sporting Officer. Eddie is a former U.S. Men’s National Team, MLS legend and USSF Hall of Famer. #CCFC will play its home matches in High Point, N.C. at Truist Point, the $38 million stadium located in the revitalized downtown social district. Supporters can join the club by securing a season seat and ordering Carolina Core FC merchandise at


Launched in 2022 by Major League Soccer, MLS NEXT Pro is a professional men’s soccer league in the United States and Canada that completes the pro player pathway from MLS NEXT to MLS first teams. MLS NEXT Pro continues to grow the game through innovation and diversity, bringing professional soccer to new communities and creating opportunities both on and off the field. MLS NEXT Pro will celebrate its third season in 2024 with 29 teams, 27 MLS-affiliated and two independent, Carolina Core FC and Chattanooga FC. Additional MLS-affiliated and independent clubs will join in the years ahead, including Cleveland and Jacksonville Armada FC. The majority of MLS NEXT Pro’s matches are broadcast on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV as part of the groundbreaking partnership between Apple and MLS. For more information about MLS NEXT Pro, visit?