Wave FC, XEWT Channel 12 Televisa partner up to highlight San Diego’s Hispanic culture in fun-filled night
SAN DIEGO (August 15, 2022), Calif. – San Diego Wave Fútbol Club is thrilled to announce Hispanic Heritage Night on Saturday, August 20, presented by XEWT Channel 12 Televisa with a portion of the ticket proceeds benefiting the Chicano Federation. The club will celebrate the diverse Hispanic cultures of San Diego and neighboring cities as it plays the Houston Dash at Torero Stadium, kicking off at 7 p.m. PT with tickets available here.
Under the theme of Una Ola (“One Wave”), the night’s festivities will kick off with a headband giveaway at the gate and include limited-edition merchandise, food from Daggos and Belindas, a colorful plaza, and live music from Mariachi Del Mar. There will also be public addresses in both Spanish and English.
Prior to the match, San Diego Wave FC will present a donation check to the Chicano Federation on-field. The Chicano Federation has been at the forefront of equity and access in its communities for over 50 years, providing social services, childcare, workforce development, affordable housing, and more. Wave FC will also honor influential Hispanic leaders from the San Diego community.
August 20th closes out San Diego Wave FC’s 2022 campaign at Torero Stadium before the team moves into the new state-of-the-art Snapdragon Stadium on September 17. Wave FC intends to shatter the NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League) attendance record in the 32,000-seat stadium as they take on Southern California-rival Angel City FC at 7 p.m. PT. Tickets for Snapdragon Stadium and all of Wave FC’s remaining home matches at Torero Stadium can be found here.
About San Diego Wave Fútbol Club
San Diego Wave Fútbol Club is the 12th and newest member of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The club’s vision is to be a force for good through the game we love and is led by President Jill Ellis, former head coach of the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) and two-time World Cup champion. Together with Head Coach Casey Stoney, the club will bring the highest level of world-class, professional soccer to San Diego. USWNT standouts Alex Morgan and Abby Dahlkemper were two of the first players signed to the club that consists of athletes representing six international soccer federations, including US, Mexico, Canada, Sweden, England and Australia. The team began its inaugural season at a temporary home, University of San Diego’s Torero Stadium. The new Snapdragon Stadium will serve as Wave FC’s permanent home upon completion of construction, scheduled for September 17, 2022 as the team takes on Angel City FC.