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GOOOOOOAL! Soccer’s illustrious history at UNC

In the 1930s, soccer was offered as an activity in Physical Education classes and as a club sport. Men’s soccer gained varsity status in 1947, and just one year later the team won the Southern Conference title. In 1963, Nigerian student Edwin Okoroma joined the soccer team, becoming the first black varsity athlete at the university. (University Archives)


Recent Soccer Articles:

Lucas: Tar Heels Stand Alone In September

Balanced Attack Keys 3-0 Men's Soccer Win Over Pitt

Anson Dorrance, Tar Heels ‘Defending the Legacy’ in 2014

Lucas: Tar Heels Relish Big Weekend

Defense lifts men's soccer in weekend matches


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