Angel City Football Club, the new NWSL team scheduled to start playing in 2022, announced on Thursday that it will play its home games at the Banc of California Stadium.
“The announcement of our venue partner is an important milestone for Angel City and we couldn’t be more excited than to be playing at this spectacular venue right here in the heart of Los Angeles,” Julie Uhrman, ACFC founder and president, said in a statement. “We’re building a club for all Los Angelenos, united in their support of women’s football and the magic that LA brings to its fans, players and teams.”
The 22,500-seat Banc of California Stadium is located in the heart of Los Angeles and is the home of LAFC.
“From the beginning, we started building a club where everyone was welcome, a club that would strive to unite the metropolis through the global game,” said LAFC Co-President Larry Freedman. “We are delighted to welcome our new partners, Angel City FC, into our family, our homes and their new homes. We look forward to standing shoulder to shoulder with ACFC to create great experiences here in the heart of Los Angeles. ”
ACFC has an impressive list of actresses, actors and sports stars in the property group.
Actress Natalie Portman was part of the original group and will be joined by stars in their respective fields such as Jennifer Garner, Billie Jean King, Serena Williams, Candace Parker, Abby Wambach and James Corden and many, many more.