Sporting Park to host watch parties for USWNT matches during 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

The Boulevard Members Club at Sporting Park will welcome U.S. Women’s National Team fans for 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup watch parties hosted by WIN for KC in conjunction with Sporting KC, FC Kansas City and the NSCAA.

2015 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: U.S. WNT SCHEDULE
Mon., June 8 at 6:30 p.m. CT: vs. Australia in Winnipeg (RSVP)
Fri., June 12 at 7 p.m. CT: vs. Sweden in Winnipeg (RSVP)
Tues., June 16 at 7 p.m. CT: vs. Nigeria in Vancouver (RSVP)*

*Fans must have a ticket to Sporting KC's Open Cup match vs. St. Louis FC to gain access to the Members Club to watch the USWNT

The U.S. WNT watch parties at Sporting Park will be free to attend and open to fans of all ages. Food, drink and merchandise will be available to purchase at each event in addition to exclusive raffle giveaways and appearances by FC Kansas City and/or Sporting KC players. Doors open one hour prior to kickoff and parking will be available in Lot D.

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The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be held in six cities across Canada from June 6 through July 5. All 52 games during the 24-team tournament will be nationally televised live on FOX, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 in the United States, in addition to live streams on FOX Sports GO and FOXSportsGO.com.

Reigning NWSL champions FC Kansas City are represented by four players on the United States’ World Cup roster: defender Becky Sauerbrunn, midfielder Lauren Holiday, midfielder Heather O’Reilly and forward Amy Rodriguez. The U.S. WNT, No. 2 in the world in the FIFA rankings, will begin their quest for a third World Cup title in Group D against Australia, Sweden and Nigeria.

2015 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: GROUP D

Team

FIFA World Ranking

Appearances

Record

Best Finish

USA

#2 (#1 in CONCACAF)

7th World Cup

27-4-5

1991/1999 Champions

Australia

#10 (#3 in AFC)

6th World Cup

3-10-4

2007/2011 Quarterfinals

Sweden

#5 (#3 in UEFA)

7th World Cup

18-9-2

2003 Runners-Up

Nigeria

#33 (#1 in CAF)

7th World Cup

3-14-2

1999 Quarterfinals

The U.S. Women’s National Team began their journey to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup last October at Sporting Park with their opening game of the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship. The U.S. WNT also played at Sporting Park in their first match after finishing runners-up at the 2011 FIFA World Cup in Germany.

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