Roanoke Star was one of 44 clubs from USA that had teams playing during Gothia Cup 2018. They participated with two teams in Boys 15 and Girls 14 respectively. The team in Girls 14 made it to the the 1/8 Final in Play off A, but lost it against IF Brommapojkarna by 0-4.
In addition to this, Roanoke Star have participated in Gothia Cup before. During Gothia Cup 2017, Roanoke Star had 4 teams playing in Boys 15, Boys 16, Girls 14 and Girls 15 respectively. The team in Girls 14 made it to the the 1/4 Final in Play off B, but lost it against SK Iron by 1-2.
Roanoke Star comes from Roanoke which lies approximately 6700 km from Göteborg, where Gothia Cup takes place. Other than Roanoke Star, the club CCL Soccer Club does also originate from the area around Roanoke.