In a match interrupted by a 30 minute thunderstorm and the lights going off at the facility, World Class Premier Elite FC managed by Jide Saba won the 2018 spring Maryland Major Soccer League championship defeating J.A. Raiders FC in the final by a score of 2-1.
World Class Premier completed the regular season a top the table with a 5-1-2 (17pts, W-L-D) record and earned an immediate berth into the championship game. There they awaited the outcome of the semi-final between the #2 seed Academy FC (15 pts, 4-1-3) and JA Raiders (9 pts, 3-5-0). JA Raiders prevailed on penalty kicks 4-3 after the match was tied 1-1 (a.e.t.)
World Class Premier and JA Raiders both qualify to compete in the Maryland Champions League and will both be once again competing in the Maryland Majors 1st Division in fall 2018 when the season kicks off on Sunday 9 September,