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About Fredericksburg City

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Working Hard with the Next Generation

Fredericksburg City United (FCU) was founded in 2014 by Claude Maheshe with the mission of helping young players in our community who are out of high school and college to stay active and give them an opportunity of achieving their goals. The vision is to provide high-quality training and grooming for aspiring young footballers to mature in the game and play at a high-level. FCU is here to help our young soccer players by giving them a safe environment to continue doing what they love. FCU competes in Eastern Premier Soccer League(EPSL)

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We are Fredericksburg City!

FCU Leadership


Claude Maheshe

Claude is the Founder & President of FCU and chairs the day-to-day leadership of the team and development of the overall strategic and growth strategy for the club that includes sponsorships, partnerships, ticketing, brand and community, social impact and investor relationships. Reach out to Claude directly at Contact Claude by Email.

Technical Director

Douglas Boateng

Doug Boateng, "Coach Doug" starts his 2nd season with FCU as the club's Technical Director. Doug brings a great deal of experience having played at the collegeate and professional levels. Coach Doug has a great deal of passion working with young athletes who aspire to grow and play at a very high level. Contact Doug by Email.


Eric Keeler

Over the past 30 years, Eric has worked in local government working on project management, fiscal affairs, public policy development and implementation along with nonprofit partners. He has served on numerous boards and commission at the local and national level both related to work and his personal life. He has been involved with youth soccer in the Fredericksburg Area for the last 15 years both coaching and serving on boards. Currently is the Head Coach for James Monroe Boys Soccer, is a member of the Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation Commission and a board member of the National Community Development Association. Contact Eric by Email.


Cecelia “Cece” Reid-Perry

Mrs. Cecelia “Cece” Reid-Perry have been part of the Soccer community in Lynchburg, Virginia since 2014 when her son started playing soccer for the YMCA. She has organized several soccer events as well as coordinating with team managers and coaches 2014. Cece will be bringing her many years of administrative experience to FCU to keep this club moving. You can reach her by Email. Cece will be managing our Sales, Marketing and Sponsporship office.

Winning beyond the pitch

We believe winning goes beyond the pitch and into the community. Fredericksburg City United shares the values of all with a special emphasis on social justice, racial equality, inclusion, serving the underserved, and having fun while doing it.

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Eastern Premier Soccer League

Unlike some other closed pay-and-stay leagues, the EPSL is a top level amateur league that fully supports promotion and relegation and puts this into practice with the first ever interleague promotion and relegation in the United States by partnering with historic elite local soccer leagues which have produced numerous national champions. This allows clubs to move up the soccer pryamid based on sporting merit.

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Bella Football

Bella Football provides organizers of amateur youth and adult football (soccer) premium tools for managing and communicating with their teams.

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The National Independent Soccer Association was founded in 2017 with a mission to bring professional soccer to every city in the United States. A pro league member of U.S. Soccer, NISA focuses on a model based on meritocracy, independent clubs controlling their own league, clubs owning their intellectual property, all without the barrier of territorial rights.

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Diaza Sports

We continue our relationship with Diaza Sports as our jersey and apparell sponsor since 2019. Diaza Sports continues to work with our products and marketing team on. Diaza Sports has been amazing to work with the past three years. Our soccer club has used them exclusively for our uniforms and their service has always been outstanding.

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Become a part of FCU’s most joyful gameday experience

Whether you want to gain more awareness or just stay top of mind, strengthen your community connections by getting eyes on your company name and logo with our various partnership opportunities. It is our mission at the Fredericksburg City United to strengthen community connections by curating a joyful, authentic soccer experience.