RICHMOND, Va. – FC Cincinnati let loose in celebration on Wednesday night following a 4-1 victory against the Richmond Kickers at City Stadium that saw the side earn the 2018 USL Regular Season Championship at City Stadium and set new modern-era league records for wins and points in a single season.
The club’s ninth consecutive victory set off a party in the visitor’s locker room at City Stadium as it became the sixth club to claim the regular-season championship in the USL’s modern era, joining a club that also includes its hosts on the night in the Richmond Kickers, who claimed the title five years ago.
Here are some of the sights and sounds from FCC’s postgame celebration, which will likely continue on into the club’s regular-season home finale at Nippert Stadium on Saturday night when the side will be presented with its first silverware in its history.
Congratulations to everyone associated with @fccincinnati on the clubs 1st piece of silverware.front office,coaching/medical staff,players and of course our fans have all been a huge part of winning this title.enjoy this moment & hopefully more to come this season— richie ryan (@richieryan20) September 27, 2018
What an epic Championship for the boys of @fccincinnati @Akoch and the FCC family. Time to celebrate with an unforgettable @USL final home match Saturday. 3 years of amazing memories. Join us for a historic crowd at Nippert. #Champs pic.twitter.com/f4BlunlSiD— Jeff Smith (@JSmithFCCincy) September 27, 2018
League champions !!!! Congrats to every player , coach , staff , front office members, and everyone else involved with @fccincinnati . It’s a pleasure to be part of this amazing club . There’s no i in team! Let’s enjoy this , league titles don’t come around easy or often— Paddy Barrett (@PaddyBarrett42) September 27, 2018
@fccincinnati brilliant finish tonight. Tenacity, drive, passion, sacrifices and our entire team got us all here tonight. Congratulations to all, but particularly to my husband, @Akoch I’m proud of you. #FCCincy can’t wait for the celebration at Saturday’s game~— Amy Koch (@Amykochofbc) September 27, 2018
Sipped some champagne tonight & thought about how incredibly far this team has come in the 11 months since their 2017 playoff loss.— Tom Gelehrter (@Tommy_G) September 27, 2018
Many, many congrats to @JeffBerding, @Akoch, the technical staff & the team. Tonight is a very special night.
Cheers, @fccincinnati pic.twitter.com/vABJ3mrBUH