The New Contenders FK Han and Southern Indiana FC Face Off

This Saturday, the UPSL KY-TN division is set to witness an intriguing clash as the newly added teams, FK Han and Southern Indiana FC, go head-to-head. For FK Han, it’s their second week into the season and they are eager to make an impression in their home opener. On the other side, Southern Indiana FC is all geared up for their first match of the regular season.

FK Han is looking to bounce back after a narrow 2-1 defeat in their first game against Pre College Da. Currently, they sit 7th in the standings, and it’s too early to judge their overall performance. However, key players like Damir Beganovic, a formidable attacker with experience from Bowling Green FC and St Louis City Academy, and Anthony Cano, a strategic center back, are expected to make significant impacts. Another player to watch is Fahrudin Dervisevic, who is returning to soccer after a break and was a standout player for BGFC in their 2021 UPSL season.

On the other hand, Southern Indiana FC is stepping into the regular season without any UPSL match experience but with a solid preseason under their belt. The team boasts notable players like Diallo Irakoze, a former Lexington SC defender, and Hatungimana Jacques, an ex-Indy Eleven striker. The presence of Kenny Walker, with his MLS and USL Championship experience, and the agile left winger David Ibrahimkadic, adds depth and versatility to the team.

With no previous head-to-head encounters to draw from, this match is a blank slate, making it all the more exciting. Both teams have players with professional experience, which could play a crucial role in the outcome. FK Han is hungry for their first win, while Southern Indiana FC aims to make a strong debut with their seasoned squad.

Predictions are challenging without much data, but what’s certain is that both teams will be eager to showcase their talent and strategy. For those interested, the match will be streamed on FK Han’s YouTube Channel. (We will update the article when we have the link from FK Han)

I just want to take a moment here and emphasize the importance of supporting local soccer. The UPSL may not always be in the limelight, but it’s a platform where emerging talents shine and seasoned players contribute to the soccer community. Supporting teams in leagues like UPSL is vital for the growth of soccer at all levels. So, whether you’re a seasoned fan or new to the scene, this match and many more in our State and neighboring States is a perfect opportunity to experience the passion and potential of UPSL soccer.

Make sure to stick to Bluegrass Soccer Cast (@BGSoccerCast on all social media platforms) for full coverage of UPSL Teams and everything soccer in our beautiful commonwealth & beyond. 


  • Fahad Alotaibi

    A dedicated sports photographer, videographer, and social media manager for multiple football clubs. My heart belongs to Alnassr, and as a football fanatic, I’m passionate about capturing the essence of the beautiful game through my lens. Beyond photography, I actively manage the social media presence of various football clubs, connecting fans with the excitement both on and off the field. While my roots are in the football culture of Alnassr, I extend my support to football in the United States, embracing every moment from grassroots to professional levels.

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