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NPSL Preview: Backs host Birmingham while Revs travel to Asheville

Both clubs will look to start the 2017 NPSL Season with a win on Saturday

The Atlanta Silverbacks in 2016

The 2017 NPSL Season kicks off this weekend for both of Atlanta’s clubs as the Silverbacks host Birmingham Hammers FC and Georgia Revolution play Asheville City FC in North Carolina.

Atlanta Silverbacks

Opponent: Birmingham Hammers FC

Venue: Silverbacks Park, Atlanta, GA

Kick-off: Saturday 5:00pm

Streaming: Facebook Live

Tickets: Single-Game Tickets

Birmingham joined the NPSL for the 2016 season and finished season at the bottom of the conference. The Hammers will look to improve on that as they head into their second season in the league.

The Silverbacks return to action on Wednesday when they host SC United Bantams (PDL) in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup on May 6 at 4:00pm.

Georgia Revolution FC

Opponent: Asheville City FC

Venue: Memorial Field, Asheville, NC

Kick-off: Saturday 7:30pm


Travel Time: 3:24 (197 miles)

Georgia Revolution FC travel north to play expansion-side Asheville City in their first match of the 2017 NPSL Season. The Revs will want to rebound from a 4-1 loss to Peachtree City MOBA (PDL) in their final preseason game this past Tuesday.