• World Champion U.S. Women's National Team faces Korea in Charlotte


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The U.S. Women's National Team is bringing its Victory Tour to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on Thursday.  

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    The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup champions will take on the Korea Republic at 8 p.m.

    Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster.com

    The team will hold a public training session Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the stadium. The stadium's North Gate will open at 4:30 p.m., and admission is free.

    The USWNT has not played in Charlotte in 19 years, last visiting in April 2000 for a match against Iceland in the run-up to the Sydney Olympics.

    The team did launch its World Cup Qualifying campaign in North Carolina, however, winning its opening three games in the CONCACAF Women's Championship in October in Cary.

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    Thursday's match will be the next-to-last game with Jill Ellis as head coach. Ellis recently announced she will be stepping down after five years at the helm of the world's top-ranked women's soccer team.

    The USA has played 11 games against Korea Republic in its history, going 9-0-2, with the most recent pair coming in October 2017, a 3-1 win in New Orleans and a 6-0 win in Cary.

    The USWNT roster for the Victory Tour matches will feature all 23 players from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup championship squad.

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