by Cole Pepper
An estimated 800 soccer fans turned up at the Terrace Suites at EverBank Field to watch the US vs. Panama Gold Cup Final and to celebrate Jacksonville being awarded an NASL soccer franchise. Here’s a shot of one part of the crowd:
Organizers were expected between 100-200 to attend, and had to restock the soft drinks and water for fans who piled in to watch the match and hear from new NASL team owner Mark Frisch. The team will begin play in the NASL in 2015.