Cluster United will host the non-league clothing Marines in the first round of the FA Cup.
Seventh-ranked Mariners will be entertained at the Jobserv Community Community City Stadium next month, following tonight’s draw.
The Merseyside-based Marines, currently 12th in the Northern Premier League Division One Northwest, secured their place in the first round after claiming a 1-0 victory over Chester last weekend.
James Barrigan booked his place in the next round by scoring the winner of the Mariners with nine minutes left from the penalty spot.
The voyage to play in Colchester will be the first time they have appeared at this stage of the competition for the first time in 25 years.
Colchester will be looking forward to a better race this season.
Steve Ball will preside over his first FA Cup tie as head coach of the club when he faces the Marines next month.
Meanwhile, Malden and Tiptree were also drawn home in the first round.
Wayne Braun’s side will host League Two a Fit Tiffit Morkambe at Park Drive next month after reaching the first round of the second round next month.
The Jammers beat the Haringei Borough 1-0, and Wayne Braun’s team will look forward to a plum tie after seeing Layton Orient in the first round of the previous round.
The first round of the FA Cup will take place on Saturday, November 7 and 8.
The prize on offer for the winners of this season’s first round is 22,629.