Orlando City B announces its leaving USL League One

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Orlando City B announced Friday that its withdrawing from USL League One following the end of the 2020 regular season.

The news comes after reports surfaced on Tuesday from the Beautiful Game Network, which reported OCB along with Philadelphia Union II and Portland Timbers 2 would be leaving the USL at the end of their respective seasons.

On that same Tuesday, The Athletic reported that Major League Soccer was close to finalizing a new Reserve League for 2021, which could become home to Orlando City’s second team.

OCB (1-8-3, six points) have four games left to their season, taking on FC Tucson on Saturday before returning home to Osceola County to take on the Richmond Kickers on Wednesday.

[OCB 2020 Schedule]

The USL Lions will still have to play the Chattanooga Red Wolves, which was originally scheduled to play on Oct. 10 but was postponed because of Covid-19.

Orlando City B caps its final game in USL League One on Oct. 24 against Greenville Triumph at 11 a.m. at Osceola County Stadium.


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