Youth Soccer Night comes to TQL Stadium with FC Cincinnati 2 hosting NYCFC II

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After a smash success in 2022, FC Cincinnati 2 will host Youth Soccer night at TQL Stadium on August 27. The event serves as an opportunity to bring the whole family out to the home of FC Cincinnati for a night of soccer, events, and family friendly activities for around $60 for a family of four.

It is the second time FCC 2 will play at TQL Stadium, the first since earning a come-from-behind shootout victory over Columbus Crew 2 last season. New York City FC II will visit The Orange and Blue in an MLS Next Pro matchup this season.

Matchday will include in-match activities, special presentations, and a Family Fun Zone on the East Plaza of TQL Stadium. Fans will also enjoy the TQL Stadium concession stands at a fifty percent off discount for the evening.

The Family Fun Zone, open from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., will feature live music from the School of Rock Band, skills competitions, and appearances from Gary the Lion and other mascots. Once inside, fans can play video games, get their face painted and color a banner for the Orange and Blue.

FC Cincinnati 2 has been an important facet of the first team's success, serving as an instrumental development tool for homegrown players. Ten players from FC Cincinnati 2 have appeared or been available for selection for the first team. Ben Stitz, Bret Halsey, Stiven Jimenez, Dado Valenzuela, Joey Akpunonu, and Malik Pinto have all made their MLS debuts this season after playing with the 2’s.

TQL Stadium has been a fortress for The Orange and Blue this season, earning a 15-0-3 record across all competitions for the first team.

Tickets for FC Cincinnati 2’s match against New York City FC II can be purchased by visiting and feature special family ticket prices, ranging from $5 to $15.

FC Cincinnati 2 competes in MLS NEXT Pro, a professional men’s soccer league in the United States and Canada that completes the pro-player pathway.

For more information on FC Cincinnati 2, including upcoming match information, visit