The Charlotte Independence opens its season with four of its first five games at Ramblewood Stadium, the United Soccer League announced Tuesday.
The Independence will face Louisville City on March 26, then the Harrisburg City Islanders on April 2. After a game at Cincinnati, the Independence returns home to face the Charleston Battery on April 16 and the Richmond Kickers on April 22.
The Independence will play 30 games, with 12 of its 15 home matches on Saturdays.
The Independence will also play six exhibitions: N.C. State (Feb. 27), at Winthrop (March 3); North Carolina (March 5); the North American Soccer League’s Carolina RailHawks (March 12); at Davidson (March 13); and at the Charlotte 49ers (March 19).
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March 26, Louisville.
April 2, Harrisburg City; 9, at Cincinnati; 16, Charleston; 22, Richmond.
May 1, at New York; 7, Montreal; 11, at Wilmington; 14, at Rochester; 21, Cincinnati; 28, at Orlando City.
June 4, Toronto; 10, Bethlehem; 18, Richmond; 24, at Harrisburg City.
July 2, at Orlando City; 9, Wilmington; 16, New York; 23, at Pittsburgh; 30, at Montreal.
Aug. 3, at Charleston; 7, at Bethlehem; 13, Wilmington; 17, Orlando City; 27, at Charleston.
Sept. 4, at Toronto; Sept; 10, Pittsburgh; 14, at Richmond; 17, Rochester; 24, at Louisville City.