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December 15, 2021

San Diego Wave FC Announces Snapdragron Stadium as Permanent Home Following Completion of the World Class Venue

Wave FC merchandise featuring newly released crest and colors on sale TODAY exclusively at SanDiegoWaveFC.com

SAN DIEGO (December 15, 2021) – San Diego Wave Fútbol Club unveiled their official team crest and colors that will serve as marks representing the newest franchise of the National Women’s Soccer League on a global scale and instantly becomes one of the most bold logos in professional sports.  

The crest, encased in a shield, is a symbol of strength, for the city and team, to proudly stand behind. A powerful wave, cresting in the rich blues of the Pacific Ocean, sits front and center as the iconic mark of Wave FC.  And under the proud banner of the city’s name, are the vivid colors of the horizon, celebrating the beauty, fun, and vibrant culture of the city and its people.

“We are thrilled to unveil our colors and crest that have been inspired by San Diego’s beauty, it’s culture and the sheer power of the Pacific Ocean,” said Club President Jill Ellis. “We are confident that our players and fans near and far will enjoy wearing our crest and colors while proudly representing and supporting San Diego Wave Fútbol Club.” 

In addition to unveiling its club crest, Wave FC announced today that Snapdragon Stadium will serve as its permanent home after the scheduled opening in September 2022, scheduled for September 2022. The team will begin play at its temporary home, Torero Stadium at the University of San Diego, in March 2022.

Snapdragon Stadium, located in the heart of Mission Valley, is a state-of-the-art, multi-use facility designed to create an electric, San Diego-first atmosphere for Wave FC fans. The stadium will serve as a sport, entertainment, civic, and cultural landmark centrally located within San Diego, and providing great field-viewing options from anywhere within the venue. 

“Snapdragon Stadium provides elite facilities for our players and premium amenities for our fans,” said Wave FC President Jill Ellis.  “From day one, we set out to deliver an unrivaled gameday experience for fans that matches the energy and quality of soccer on the field.”

“Today marks another great milestone in the development of Snapdragon Stadium as we announce a partnership with Wave FC that will bring the best women’s soccer in the world to our brand new, state of the art stadium,” said SDSU Athletic Director JD Wicker.  “Our mission from day one was to bring phenomenal new professional partners to San Diego to play in a stadium designed for the entire San Diego community.”

A wide range of Wave FC merchandise featuring the newly released crest and colors are available for purchase beginning today exclusively at www.SanDiegoWaveFC.com. Wave FC jerseys will be unveiled at a later date in 2022. 

Additionally, fans can visit www.SanDiegoWaveFC.com/tickets to learn more about 2022 seat deposits and benefits. Season ticket pricing will be announced at a later date. Anyone who has placed a deposit will receive pricing before it is announced to the public. Fans can also send further questions to tickets@wavefc.com and follow Wave FC on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter (@SanDiegoWaveFC), and join the conversation while using the #WaveFC hashtag.

About San Diego Wave FC

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced in June 2021 that San Diego will be home to an NWSL expansion team, set to begin play in Spring 2022. Jill Ellis, the only two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup winning manager and a former FIFA World Women’s Coach of the Year recipient, serves as President of the San Diego NWSL team while England standout and former Manchester United Women’s Manager Casey Stoney will serve as the team’s head coach. Chief Revenue Officer, Vanessa Shay, will run revenue streams, marketing and business operations. The San Diego NWSL is owned by investor Ron Burkle. Burkle has tapped longtime friend and business associate Matt Alvarez to lead the project on his behalf. 

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