Annapolis Soccer Group has announced that Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium will be the home stadium for the new Annapolis Football Team for the inaugural season in 2023. The name of the Annapolis Football Team will be announced this month this and selected by over 1,200 football fans who voted for their favourite. Annapolis Soccer has a vibrant ownership group which is led by former MLS General Manager Michael “Hitch” Hitchcock and two former MLS players from the Annapolis area, Alex Yi and Kyle Beckerman, along with other owners. premises to be announced later this month.
Navy Men’s Soccer Head Coach Tim O’Donohue shared his thoughts on today’s stadium announcement: “We are very excited to have professional soccer at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial. Stadium. The football community will love coming to the stadium to see great football in a fantastic venue. »
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium is well known nationwide as an iconic stadium that has hosted major sporting events. Events include Navy Football, Soccer and Lacrosse, the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament, the military bowl, Chesapeake Bayhawks professional lacrosse, a Major League Soccer game with DC United, an NHL away game with the Washington Capitals, seven Olympic football games during the 1984 Olympics, and many more. Annapolis Soccer looks forward to adding to the impressive list of great Annapolis community events taking place at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Annapolis Soccer will use a reduced capacity on the west side of the stadium which includes luxury suites and VIP hospitality areas. Annapolis Soccer will provide affordable, quality sports entertainment for Naptown starting in 2023, including discount tickets, fun youth and adult promotions, interactive games in a pre-game fanzone, tailgating and sales of beer at all home games.
Hitch Hitchcock, owner and managing partner of Annapolis Soccer Group, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium for our inaugural season. It is such a special stadium that will provide the perfect setting for local sports fans to come and enjoy the beautiful game in the great city of Annapolis. We look forward to welcoming the entire community to Navy-Marine Corps Stadium to cheer on their hometown football team. Special thanks to Navy Soccer Head Coach Tim O’Donohue and Senior Associate Athletic Director Bill Givens for your support and partnership. It will be a great partnership for the community next summer.
Last week, Annapolis Soccer Group announced PUMA as the Official Apparel Partner through a multi-year sponsorship. This month, Annapolis Soccer Group will announce the name of the club as selected by more than 1,200 fans who voted through the “Naptown, Name Your Soccer Team!” country. At the time of the team name announcement, fans will be able to purchase their Annapolis Soccer PUMA gear from the online store at www.annapolissoccer.com.
Season tickets are on sale now and season ticket holders will receive a free Annapolis Soccer PUMA jersey, in addition to other great benefits. Season seats start at just $100 for adults and $80 for youth.
Fans can stay connected to Annapolis Soccer via social media; Twitter (@AnnapolisNPSL) and Instagram (Annapolis NPSL) and Facebook (Annapolis NPSL). Social media IDs will be renamed once team names are announced in August.
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