ATLANTA, GEORGIA— Two-time 2021 United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) Georgia Premier Division champions Kalonji Profile hopes to advance to the quarterfinals of the UPSL premier division national playoffs.
The Profile will face Bowling Green FC at the Blanchard Woods Park here at around 4 p.m. on July 17 for a slot in the quarterfinals.
The Profile got the chance to battle for a slot in the quarterfinals after beating rival LSA Limeño 4-2 in the finals of UPSL Georgia Premier Division last July 3 at the Silverbacks stadium.
Facing each other in the finals for the second straight time, both the Profile and Limeño played well but it was the former who played superior in the end.
Bruno Kalonji, the owner and coach of the team who was awarded the coach of the year in the UPSL Georgia Division is very happy with their successive championships.
Kalonji took the time to thank UPSL Georgia Division for a great league and all their supporters for their victory.
The Profile got the slot in the finals earlier after they beat the Atlanta Elephants in the semifinals at the Silverbacks Stadium 3-0 last June 19.
Limeño for its part reached the finals after escaping Seas Jamaica United FC 2-1 in the semifinals at the Silverbacks Stadium also on June 19.
In the first meeting of the two teams, Kalonji beat Limeño in the finals 3-0 in the UPSL Georgia Premier Division Championship last May 30 at the South Gwinnett Park @ 2115 McGee Road, Snellville GA 30078.
The Profile was very determined to win the championship in their first meeting as they scored their first goal in 36 minutes.
After scoring their first goal, the Profile played tough defense and foiled any goal attempts from Limeño.
On its official Facebook page, the Profile cited hard work and disciple as keys to their championship win.
“Hard work payoff, commitment brings opportunities, discipline is about consistency, and loyalty bring you success and opportunities,” Profile said.

By bob

A veteran soccer journalist who is an avid fan of Atlanta United and Lionel Messi.