IFX Ballistic | Amateur Soccer in North America


Amateur Soccer in North America. NORCAL Premier League Spotlight

Today’s theme highlights an ambitious amateur soccer club out of San Francisco, California. San Francisco City FC  was founded in 2001 and is a registered non-profit and supporter-owned club. Our very own IFX Ballistic Men’s team of the NORCAL Premier League recently squared off in league play with IFX falling short 3:2 (match report below).

Both clubs highlight top collegiate, semi-pros and ex-pros. More information on IFX Ballistic can be found here.

IFX (International Futbol X-Change) offers the opportunity for youth and senior players looking to compete throughout various destinations across Europe as well as in South America. More information can be found here.

  • San Francisco City FC was founded in 2001 and is a registered non-profit and supporter-owned club
  • Our very own IFX Ballistic Men’s team of the NORCAL Premier League

Lamar Hunt US Open Cup 

San Francisco recently competed in the history Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Club competition, falling to Cal FC 2:1 in front of a record crowd of 1,519 spectators at the historic Kezar Stadium- the old home of the NFL’s 49ers.

The Lamar Hunt Open Cup is the oldest ongoing national soccer club competition in the US and the world third longest running open soccer tournament. The competition is a knockout based cup competition including the three professional leagues: MLS, NASL and USL. The overall champion is awarded $250,000, while the runner up is awarded $60,000 and the furthest advancing team from each lower division is awarded $15,000. The champion of the US Open Cup also directly qualifies into the group stages of the CONCACAF Champions League.

San Francisco vs Cal FC US Open Cup Play-in Match Gallery

In March, 2015 San Francisco City FC announced its plans to submit a bid to join the North American Soccer League (NASL)- the 2nd tier of professional soccer in North American behind the MLS (Major League Soccer).

San Francisco City FC vs IFX Ballistic Match Recap here

Full match audio play by play commentary available here.

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