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With the summer months now upon us, it brings the start of the third season of AFC Columbia. The season starts off with a bang, with a home matchup against rival Ajax St. Louis in the battle for the I-70 Cup this Saturday. Now playing in an expanded Midwest Premier League, AFC along with third […]

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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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The Boys and Blue took on Midwest Premier League side and I-70 rival Club Atletico Saint Louis in a midweek primetime showdown. Club Atletico took the lead early, but what was noticeable off the bat was the way AFCC was able to exploit the wings and create chances with perfectly timed crosses in the box.

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The afternoon sun was out and in full force during the contest between the Women in Blue and Sunflower State. AFCC was looking to avenge their previous 5-0 loss on the road against Sunflower. The team fought hard from start to finish, creating several chances on counterattacks and really leaning on their speed quick passes.

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The Women in Blue kick off their inaugural WPSL campaign on the road against Sunflower FC on Saturday. Everything is new for the AFCC side. New club, new league, new coaches, new players. But, this doesn’t seem to bother head coach Kurtis Boardsen—and why should it? The gaffer was in this same spot the previous

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There was a definite buzz and excitement on a balmy Monday evening just a few days from the start of the season for the men’s side of AFCC. More importantly, the Boys in Blue will be going into this season with new players and a new head coach. The club is also going into the

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AFC Columbia is excited to announce the arrival of Connor Bandre as an assistant coach in the backroom for Head Coach Chris Miller. Bandre joins the staff alongside fellow assistant coach Brandon Russell. Bandre joins the coaching group to bring fresh ideas and work together with Head coach Chris Miller. Bandre just recently got appointed

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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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