Created on 2021-04-14 at 16:00 PM
NEW YORK (April 14, 2021) – FC Bayern Munich is set to participate in The Women’s Cup, an inaugural event to be played at Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky.
The German powerhouse will join National Women’s Soccer League members Racing Louisville FC and the Chicago Red Stars as well as Paris-Saint Germain. The four-team, four-game tournament will take place on August 18 and 21.
”FC Bayern is the world’s biggest sports family with an incredible following in North America. It is important to connect with our fans on their home soil whenever possible,” commented FC Bayern Munich President of the Americas, Rudolf Vidal. “We look forward to bringing our women’s team stars to Louisville and participating in the very first Women’s Cup,” he added.
The Women’s Cup is now accepting ticket reservations in two tiers, at $25 and $50, via TheWomensCup.world. Seating will be assigned closer to the dates as any stadium capacity restrictions are determined.
The Women’s Cup’s will be played in two doubleheader sessions. First, on Wednesday the 18th, are Racing versus Chicago and FC Bayern against PSG. Then on Saturday the 21st, winners meet winners for The Women’s Cup trophy to go along with a third-place game.
“Women’s football is very popular in the United States and is marketed very professionally,” said FC Bayern Women sporting director Bianca Rech. “We’re pleased that FC Bayern have the opportunity to present themselves in this market, as long as the pandemic allows, in the summer. The games in Louisville will also be a valuable experience for us as part of our pre-season preparations,” she added.
FC Bayern currently sits atop Germany’s first division Bundesliga table and is in pursuit of its first league title since the 2015-2016 season. The club has also already advanced to the UEFA Women’s Champions League semifinals, where it will face Chelsea FC.