ALABAMA FC FORCE PENALTY SHOOTOUT IN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Alabama FC WPSL and the Gulf Coast Texans played to a hard fought 0-0 tie through regulation and both overtime periods to force a penatly shootout in the WPSL Southeastern Conference Championship this past Saturday night.  The Gulf Coast Texans, who are reigning national champions, prevailed in the shootout to advance to the regional round of the playoffs.

This marks the end of the innaguarl season for Alabama FC who finish with a 4-2-3 record on the season.  "It has been a tremendous first year in the league for the team", stated Alabama FC Head Coach Joel Person.  "I am extremely proud of what we were able to accomplish this season.  To face the defending national champions in the final and take it all the way to a shootout is a very good result for a team in their first year.  Obviously we wish we would have been able to pull out the victory in PK's but I am very happy with the way the team battled all game.  I am looking forward to what we can achieve as a club in the future."