Yesterday afternoon the Charlotte Eagles made history by winning their first ever PDL National Championship.
The Thunder Bay Chill scored the first goal at about 21 minutes into the first half, but about 5 minutes laters, the Eagles answered back and tied things up.
The two teams remained tied for the next 30 minutes before 20-year-old Ryan Williams buried the ball into the back of the Chill’s net just before the game ended at minute 61.
This is the second time the Charlotte Eagles have played in a championship game (the first was in 2009 as a member of the USL Pro League), and the first time since joining the PDL league.
The Premier Development League (PDL) is comprised of a total of 72 franchise teams in four conferences throughout the United States and Canada, including 19 clubs that are owned by or partnered with a professional MLS club.
You can find out more about the Eagles and the PDL League at CharlotteEagles.com