February 21, 2024
San Diego Wave gamers have fun successful the 2023 NWSL Protect. Photograph courtesy SD Wave

San Diego Wave FC will face NWSL champion NJ/NY Gotham FC on the highway within the newly formatted 2024 NWSL Problem Cup on March 15.

The match, introduced final week, will mark the first-time that the winner of the NWSL Protect and the NWSL titleholders will meet to start the season.

The Problem Cup is now envisioned as a single-match showdown between the league’s most achieved stars from the earlier season. 

The match is ready to start at 5 p.m. at Crimson Bull Enviornment in Harrison, N.J. and shall be streamed stay on Amazon Prime Video. 

Now in its fifth 12 months as a part of the league’s competitors framework, the NWSL Problem Cup will function the league’s official return to the pitch forward of the common season.

“There is no such thing as a extra compelling approach to open a brand new season than with a match that includes the league’s most distinctive athletes who’re a real testomony to the caliber of athleticism, talent and excellence the NWSL proudly embodies,” mentioned NWSL Commissioner Jessica Berman.

As well as, the NWSL Problem Cup marks the beginning of Prime Video’s protection of the NWSL as a part of historic media rights agreements introduced final season.