COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — The U.S. Women’s National Team will face Colombia at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park on June 25 (5:30 p.m. MT; FS1 and ViX) in preparation for qualifiers ahead of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup and 2024 Olympics, U.S. Soccer announced today. Colorado Rapids season ticket members will receive presale access to tickets on Friday, April 29, prior to tickets going on sale to the public on Monday, May 2.
“We’re thrilled to be able to welcome back the U.S. Women’s National Team to DICK’S Sporting Goods Park and provide our fans with the opportunity to see the defending World Cup champions in person,” said Wayne Brant, Colorado Rapids Sr. VP of Business Operations. “With so many native Coloradans on the team, and such a vibrant local women’s soccer scene, hosting the U.S. Women is all the more special to us and something we greatly look forward to each year.”
Since their first match in 2008, the USWNT has gone unbeaten across six matches at DICK’s Sporting Goods Park (5-0-1), most recently surging to a 5-3 victory over Australia on April 4, 2019. The team’s player pool features a notable contingent of Colorado natives, including regular call-ups Lindsey Horan (Golden), Mallory Pugh (Highlands Ranch) and Sophia Smith (Windsor), along with midfielder Jaelin Howell (Windsor) who has made three appearances for the USWNT in 2022.
The June friendly will be one of the USWNT’s final games before it enters qualification for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup and 2024 Olympics at the Concacaf W Championship which will be contested July 4-18 in Monterrey, Mexico. The U.S. has previously faced Colombia on eight occasions, with the Stars & Stripes holding a 7-0-1 record against Las Cafeteras. Colombia is ranked 26th in the world and second in South America behind long-time power Brazil.
DICK’S Sporting Goods Park is home to Major League Soccer’s Colorado Rapids. Founded in 1996 as one of MLS’ charter clubs, the Rapids are the 2010 MLS Cup champions and 2021 Western Conference regular-season winners.
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