Team’s playing field to be named Verizon Wireless Field

Prairie village, Kan (May 17, 2013) – FC Kansas City of the National Women’s Soccer League announced today a two-year partnership with Verizon Wireless. The Blues’ playing field at Shawnee Mission North District Stadium, home to some of the top professional women soccer players in the world, is now officially named Verizon Wireless Field.

Two great brands - Verizon Wireless, a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless services - and FC Kansas City, one of the hottest teams in the newly-formed NWSL, have many great things in store for soccer fans this season and beyond. Aside from the field naming rights, Verizon Wireless will have their very own Verizon Wireless Night at an upcoming FC Kansas City home game, plus Verizon and the Blues will collaborate on a number of charitable events throughout the Kansas City area.

"We’re very excited about our partnership with Verizon Wireless, known nationally for connecting people through their powerful technology,” said FC Kansas City President, Brian Budzinski. “We’re looking forward to creating many exciting soccer memories for our great fans on Verizon Wireless Field.”

“Our relationship with FC Kansas City allows us to support a terrific asset to the Kansas City area.  We are proud to be working with the team,” said Brendan Fallis, president-Kansas/Missouri region, Verizon Wireless.

FC Kansas City returns home to play on Verizon Wireless Field this Saturday, May 18th against Sydney Leroux and the Boston Breakers at 7:35 p.m. Tickets are available by emailing tickets@kcprosoccer.com or calling 855-4KC-GOAL.

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