NPSL: Tulsa Athletic moves into championship game against Apotheos FC

Tulsa Athletic, founded in 2013, will get a second shot at an NPSL championship when it hosts second-year Apotheos FC in Saturday's final.

Tulsa Athletic got a hat tirick from Texan Luis Flores and a penalty kick from Vini de Oliveira in a 4-0 victory over Crossfire Redmond at Rogers State University's Soldier Field.

Flores has transferred to Oral Roberts after starring at JC power Tyler Junior College. De Oliveira is a former ORU player.

In 2021, Tulsa Athletic reached the final, where it lost to the Denton Diablos. 

Georgia's Apotheos FC beat West Chester United SC, 3-1, in overtime, at Swarthmore College, winning on goals by Wilfried Kamden, Anthony Sumo Jr. and Patrick Okwonko.

The Locos recovered from losing Ebrima Dampha to a red card in the 80th minute to score twice in overtime.

Clayton State's Geo Rios set up Sumo with his second assist of the game and Okwonko, a former Atlanta United Homegrown player, added an insurance goal from the penalty spot.
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