New name, new opportunities.

Gotham FC has clinched their spot in the NWSL Challenge Cup Championship with a draw yesterday against Racing Louisville FC.

A back-and-forth battle between the newly-branded home squad and the NWSL’s newest team went down to the wire, as both defenses put together strong performances.

*** cue Kanye West’s Homecoming *** 

Newest Gotham FC member and Long Island native Allie Long also saw her first minutes for the club in the second half of the match, completing a 10-year return to the tri-state club since last playing for Sky Blue FC in 2011. 

Catch Gotham FC take on the Portland Thorns for the NWSL Challenge Cup Crown this Saturday, May 8th, at 1pm ET on CBS.

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