2019 : Lansing Ignite Win Inaugeral Home Opener

April 13, 2019 all-day

The Lansing Ignite Football Club of the USL League One won its inaugeral home opener by defeating the Richmond Kickers 3-1 at Cooley Law School Stadium on Saturday night.  3,369 fans were in attendance.

Saturday night’s affair was a historic one, the first professional soccer match to be played in Michigan  since the Detroit Express of the North American Soccer League way back in 1980.

The Lansing Ignite have also challenged the Michigan State soccer team to a game on April 16th in the inaugeral Capital Cup.

Source: Phil Friend, “Lansing Ignite Wins Inaugeral Home Opener”, Lansing State Journal, April 15, 2019.