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New York Red Bulls II MLS Nex Pro Schedule Release

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by Anthony J. Merced

New York Red Bulls II will look to improve on their successful initial campaign in MLS Next Pro following the announcement of the team's schedule for 2024. The highlights consist of trips to Chattanooga FC, the league's newest team in October and playoff rematches with Chicago Fire II and New England II.

Last season Red Bulls II finished in fourth place, a rebound after several unsuccessful campaigns in USL Championship that saw them miss the playoffs each year following 2019. The team mostly filled with prospects and developing players found it difficult to compete against more veteran competition but were able to adjust and grow in MLS Next Pro, a league designated third division in US Soccer.

The team won their first playoff game against Chicago Fire II but fell to New England at Foxboro, leaving them feeling as if there was still more to play for. Head coach Ibrahim Sekgaya will remain as the team's coach while also splitting duties with the first team as one of Sandro Schwarz bench coaches.

Most notably, players like Ibrahim Kasule and Steven Sserwadda will return and are expected to take major leaps in 2024. New signings such as Aidan Stokes will look to break through with a club that has a history of funneling talent from the reserve team into the first team in Major League Soccer.

All home games to be played at MSU Soccer Park.

New York Red Bulls II Schedule:


3/24 - Inter Miami CF II
4/14 - Chicago Fire II
4/28 - Columbus Crew 2
5/19 - FC Cincinnati II
5/26 - Philadelphia Union II
6/9 - Toronto FC II
6/30 - Columbus Crew 2
7/7 - Atlanta United 2
7/21 - Orlando City B
8/4 - Chicago Fire II
8/11 - New York City FC II
8/25 - Crown Legacy FC
9/22 - Toronto FC II
9/29 - New England Revolution II


3/17 - Columbus Crew 2
3/28 - FC Cincinnati II
4/10 - New York City FC II
4/21 - Philadelphia Union II
5/3 - Inter Miami CF II
5/8 - Orlando City B
6/1 - New York City FC II
6/13 - New England Revolution II
6/26 - Philadelphia Union II
7/28 - Toronto FC II
8/17 - Hunstville City FC
9/1 - Carolina Core FC
9/13 - Chicago Fire II
10/6 - Chattanooga FC


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