The second club to commit to playing in the 2021 season of the Frontier Premier League (FPL) is Magic Soccer FC. The Club is based Bismarck, North Dakota. Founded in 2014, Ricardo Pierre-Louis established Magic Soccer FC to bring high-level soccer programming to the Bismarck and Mandan communities.
Ricardo Pierre-Louis was drafted in the second round of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft by the Columbus Crew, where he spent one season when the Crew won the Supporters Shield and the MLS Cup. An early retirement from professional soccer sent Pierre-Louis to coaching in Bismarck. Pierre-Louis also represented Haiti at the U17, U20, and senior national team levels, even competing at the 2007 Concacaf Gold Cup. Released in early March 2021, Pierre-Louis is also an author, Hunger for Hope which can be found on Amazon and tells the journey that he traveled from Haiti to Europe to the US using soccer as a platform for hope.
About Magic Soccer FC
Magic Soccer FC aims to provide a highly engaged environment where all young soccer players are channeled and inspired to reach their full potential both on and off the field. Founded in 2014, Magic Soccer FC is an affiliate of Celtic FC, a Scottish Premier League club. The goal of Magic Soccer FC is to be the best club in the region, and to develop youth players who are capable to compete at the national and international levels.
About the FPL
Our passion is to grow the game and to promote a thriving soccer culture. Clubs, Communities, and Players will have exclusive access to creating this platform. The Frontier Premier League (FPL) is for those who want to keep playing after they have aged out of their youth clubs.
The FPL is affiliated with the American Premier Alliance (APA). The APA provides a platform for players and clubs to continue playing in an affordable and competitive soccer league. This is the exclusive U23 adult amateur league sanctioned by US Club Soccer, which provides access to competing in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the nation’s longest running tournament.
About US Club Soccer
US Club Soccer will foster the growth and development of soccer clubs throughout the United States to create the best possible development environment for players of all ages in every club.