Liberal has Soccer Team Competing for Heartland Super Cup
Brock Kappelmann - July 7, 2020 4:02 pm
Liberal has a professional soccer team playing this summer. A team comprised of mostly Liberal residents and LHS graduates opens their season Sunday at 4 in Garden City. The team is named Team Atletico Liberal FC. Enrique Weissel is the team’s general manager and Jaime Alonso is the head coach. There are 23 players on the team. Team Atletico Liberal FC plays at home at Lambert Park July 18 at 11 against FC Wichita and at 7:45 against Garden City. Liberal is competing for the Heartland Super Cup. There are 16 teams from six different states going for the cup. Team Atletico Liberal FC is in a division with Garden City, Dodge City, and Wichita. They make up the Southwest Region. The winner of the four regions advance to the semifinals in Kansas City August 1. Weissel was a guest on Sportsguys Monday morning.