U.S. Women's National Team to Hold Public Training Session on Labor Day at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Soccer Fans Are Encouraged to Attend Public Training Session at 11 a.m. ET as the No. 1-Ranked Team Prepares to Face Off Against Regional Rival Mexico
Aug. 2, 2013
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CHICAGO (Aug. 5, 2013) –All U.S. Soccer fans are invited to attend the U.S. Women’s National Team public training session on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2,
at 11 a.m. ET at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C.
Admission is free and open to the public. U.S. Soccer Supporters Club members will receive premium seating at the public training session. If fans wish to take part in this exclusive priority, they can join the U.S. Soccer Supporters Club through usssoccer.com/supporters.
Fans attending the public training session at RFK Stadium are asked to park in Lots 5 or 8 and enter the stadium through Gate A. The doors at Gate A open at 10:30 a.m.
The U.S. will face Mexico on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 8 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1. Fans will be able to follow along on ussoccer.com's MatchTracker and on Twitter @ussoccer_wnt.
Tickets are currently on sale to the public through ussoccer.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster ticket centers throughout the Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia area (including many Walmart locations). Tickets will not be sold at RFK Stadium except for public training day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on the day of the event.
The meeting between the two regional rivals in the nation's capital will mark the first international soccer match on the new FOX Sports 1, America's new sports network, which is expected to be available in more than 90 million homes when it launches on Aug. 17.
The game will feature many NWSL players on both teams as the USA and Mexico will meet for the first time since Jan. 24, 2012, a 4-0 U.S. victory during group play at the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Vancouver, Canada. Carli Lloyd registered her first career hat trick in that match and Heather O'Reilly added a goal as the Americans clinched a berth in the semifinals.