Washington, D.C. Set to Host 2022 NWSL Championship

Washington Spirit  |   August 23, 2022
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Title Match Will Take Place on October 29 at Audi Field.

Washington, D.C., (08/23/2022) – The 2022 NWSL Championship will be hosted by the defending champion Washington Spirit at Audi Field, the league announced today. On Saturday, October 29, the nation’s capital will host the ninth championship match in NWSL history at 8 p.m. EST.

This year’s championship match is the latest major event to be announced to be hosted at Audi Field. Last month, U.S. Soccer finalized plans for the USWNT to host Nigeria in a friendly in Washington, D.C. this September and, earlier this summer, MLS announced the stadium as the host of next year’s All-Star Game.

To register for priority access to tickets for the 2022 NWSL Championship at Audi Field in Washington, D.C. please visit here. Priority pre-sale begins at 10 a.m. EST on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 and grants you access to match tickets a day before they become available to the general public on Thursday, September 8, 2022. Additionally, Washington Spirit and D.C. United season ticket members will receive exclusive pre-sale access beginning at 10 a.m. EST on Tuesday, August 30. A link for this pre-sale will be provided to eligible fans later this week.

Last season’s championship match took place at Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday, November 20. In the 2021 finale, the Washington Spirit took down the Chicago Red Stars 2-1 after extra time for the side’s first championship in club history. Should the Spirit advance to the title match again this season, it would become the fifth club to play in a championship match at its home stadium and first since the North Carolina Courage did it in 2019.

About The Washington Spirit

The Washington Spirit is the professional women’s soccer team based at Segra Field in Leesburg, Va and Audi Field in Washington, D.C. Launched in 2012, the Spirit play in the National Women’s Soccer League, the premier women’s soccer competition in North America. For more information about the Spirit, visit www.WashingtonSpirit.com, follow the club on Twitter @WashSpirit and on Facebook at facebook.com/washingtonspirit.

About Audi Field

D.C. United have called the District home for the past 24 seasons and continued that tradition when they moved into their new state-of-the-art and soccer-specific stadium, Audi Field, in Buzzard Point, Southwest D.C., in July 2018.

The iconic 20,000-seat LEED certified new home of D.C. United is located in the fastest growing area in downtown D.C. An entertainment and event destination 365-days, Audi Field hosts over 100 events year-round. Complete with a brand new FanDuel sportsbook, Audi Field houses corporate outings, a culinary and music festival, Unite the District Fest, and world class international sporting events from D.C. United and the Washington Spirit, to Premier League Lacrosse and College Football, and many more.

For more information, please visit www.AudiFieldDC.com and find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @AudiField.

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