July 31, 2015
More than 20K tickets each sold for USWNT games in Detroit, Birmingham
CHICAGO - On the first day that tickets went on sale to the public for the U.S. Women's National Team's September matches in Detroit and Birmingham, Ala., more than 20,000 tickets have been sold for each venue.
The USA will face Women's World Cup quarterfinalist Australia on Thursday, Sept. 17, at Ford Field in Detroit (7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1) followed by a match on Sunday, Sept. 20, at historic Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama (2:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2).
The games are part of a 10-match Victory Tour to celebrate the USA's third Women's World Cup title.
Tickets for the September games are available 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 (Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). For the event in Birmingham, tickets are also available by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers (including Publix and Walmart locations). [Note: Tickets are not sold at Legion Field except on the day of the event.]
The USA's tour begins on Aug. 16 against Costa Rica at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. More than 38,500 tickets have been sold for that match. The USA will then play Costa Rica at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Aug. 19. That match is sold out with over 20,000 fans expected to attend.
The dates, venues and opponents for the USA's final six matches of the Victory Tour will be announced when they are confirmed.