World Champion Women To Play In Detroit

Photo courtesy of US Soccer.

Photo courtesy of US Soccer.

(CHICAGO, IL) – The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion US Women’s National Team will play its third and fourth matches on its post-Women’s World Cup tour in Detroit and Birmingham, AL, this September.

The games are part of a 10-match tour to celebrate the USA’s third World Cup title. The remaining six match dates, venues, and opponents will be announced as they are confirmed.

The USA will face Women’s World Cup quarterfinalist Australia on September 17 at Ford Field in Detroit followed by a match on September 20, at historic Legion Field in Birmingham.

Tickets for the September games go on sale to the public tomorrow at 10:00 am local time at ussoccer.com.

For the Detroit contest, tickets are also available by phone at 1-877-212-8898 and at the Ford Field ticket office

For the event in Birmingham, tickets are also available by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centres (including Publix and Wal-Mart locations).

Groups of 20 or more can obtain an order form at ussoccer.com or call 312-528-1290. Ultimate Fan Tickets (special VIP packages that include a premium ticket, a custom-made official U.S. National Team jersey with name and number, VIP access to the field before and after the game, and other unique benefits) are also available exclusively through ussoccer.com.

The USA and Australia met in the opening Group D game of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, a 3-1 US victory on two goals from Megan Rapinoe and a game-winner from Christen Press that kick-started the USA’s run to the championship.

The USA’s tour begins on August 16 against Costa Rica at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. More than 37,000 tickets have been sold for that match. The USA will then play Costa Rica at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, TN, on August 19.

That match is sold out with over 20,000 fans expected to attend.

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