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Atletico Olanchano FC joins the First Flight League!

We are proud to announce Atletico Olanchano FC as a member of the inaugural season of the First Flight League! Atletico Olanchano FC is based in Rose Hill, North Carolina. You can connect with Atletico Olanchano FC on Facebook.

Atletico Olanchano FC is the third officially announced team for the 2021 First Flight League season. They join previously announced clubs: Lazers SC and United FC. More Clubs will be officially announced in the coming days and weeks.

About Atletico Olanchano FC

Atletico Olanchano FC was founded by Mario Lizardo, a native of the Olancho region in Honduras, in 2000. The team is based in Rose Hill, NC and has seen numerous successful seasons playing in local leagues throughout southeastern North Carolina and look forward to the opportunity to play at the state level. Olanchano features a roster mixed with experienced league players and local youth talent.

About First Flight League

The FFL will launch their inaugural season in Spring 2021 and currently includes nine teams across the state of North Carolina. FFL is a non-profit competitive adult developmental league with a focus on providing a club-first support network. Each club is individually owned and operated and is required to meet and maintain minimum standards.

FFL clubs are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds and the Carolinas Cup through the leagues affiliation with the North Carolina Adult Soccer Association (NCASA) and U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF).

More information about the FFL can be found at or by following the league on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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