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AFC Columbia and Missouri Reign Announce Merger to Elevate Soccer in Mid-Missouri

[Central, Missouri] – October 15, 2023 – AFC Columbia and Missouri Reign are thrilled to announce their partnership, solidifying an exciting merger within the soccer community in Mid-Missouri semi-professional soccer landscape. This dynamic partnership is driven by a shared commitment to fielding competitive teams at the semi-professional level and actively engaging with the surrounding community. […]

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Allyson Spaffored named AFCC Women's Assistant Coach

AFC Columbia is pleased to announce the arrival of Allyson Spafford as the third addition to the Women’s squad’s backroom staff alongside Head Coach, Kurtis Boardsen and fellow Assistant Coach Lauren Robb. Spafford brings a fresh perspective and new ideas to the backroom staff. Her current role as Coach Boardsen’s Assistant Coach at Battle High

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Brandon Russell, who served as AFCC’s Assistant Coach in its inaugural MWPL campaign, will be returning to the Men’s squad’s coaching staff as Chris Miller’s Assistant Coach. Russell played a crucial part in analyzing talent as the Eagles’ first Midwest Premier League squad was built in early 2022 and helped develop them alongside Head Coach

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Lauren Robb appointed AFC Columbia Women's Assistant Coach

Following the news of the club joining the Women’s Premier Soccer League and Coach Kurtis Boardsen’s appointment as AFCC Women’s Head Coach, AFC Columbia has officially appointed Lauren Robb as the AFCC Women’s Assistant Coach. Coach Boardsen commented on the move: “I’m thrilled to bring Lauren into the AFC Columbia Family and the Women’s inaugural

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Kurtis Boardsen named AFCC Women's Head Coach

AFC Columbia’s inaugural Women’s Premier Soccer League campaign will be lead by AFCC Director of Coaching, Kurtis Boardsen, who will also assume the role of AFCC Women’s Head Coach. Boardsen took charge of AFC Columbia’s Men’s squad in 2021, helping to build a competitive team capable of success in the Midwest Premier League. Upon entry

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Chris Miller named AFC Columbia Men's Head Coach

AFC Columbia is excited to announce the arrival of Chris Miller, who will take charge of the Men’s squad in their 2023 Midwest Premier League campaign. “Miller brings the level of experience and quality we want from our coaches,” remarked club President Zach Fisher. “He is one of the winningest coaches in Missouri, and he

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AFCC rounded out its first season in the Midwest Premier League (MWPL) with many milestones hit along the way. New Beginnings Led by coaches Kurtis Boardsen and Brandon Russell, a fresh roster selected from the best college and young adult players in the Mid-Missouri area solidified, AFCC kicked off its first ever semipro match on

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AFC Columbia CPISL Preseason Photo

With AFC Columbia entering the Columbia Premier International Soccer League for the Summer 2021 season, Christina Long from the Columbia Missourian featured AFC Columbia in a story titled, “AFC Columbia brings club soccer to mid-Missouri.” The article goes into detail on the club’s founding, giving you an inside look at the people behind the club.

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