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Gotham v. San Diego Wave in Juneteenth Celebration Wed. Jun. 19, 2024

Jun 18, 2024
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NJ/NY Gotham FC is set to host San Diego Wave FC at Red Bull Arena on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at 7 p.m.. This midweek clash will also be a celebration of Juneteenth. Details on the Juneteenth commemorations and activities are below.

Team Standings and Recent Performances

Gotham FC, currently fourth in the National Women's Soccer League standings with 7 wins, 2 Losses, and 3 Ties, is on a hot streak with four consecutive wins and an eight-game unbeaten run. Their recent 2-0 victory against Racing Louisville FC showcased strong performances from midfielder Yazmeen Ryan and forward Ella Stevens, along with goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger’s fourth shutout of the season.

San Diego Wave FC sits ninth 3 wins 4 losses and 5 ties, coming off a 1-1 draw against Washington Spirit. Forward Jaeden Shaw scored for San Diego, but they were held to a draw with a last-minute equalizer from Washington.

Juneteenth Celebration

The Juneteenth celebration will include various events and activities, such as:

Juneteenth marks June 19, 1865, when enslaved people in Texas learned of their freedom, symbolizing African American freedom and achievement. For a more in-depth article on the significance of Juneteenth click on this link.

Traffic and Parking Advisory

The Harrison Police Department is likely to issue a Traffic and Parking Bulletin due to the high turnout expected for both the Gotham FC match and the Juneteenth festivities. With a 7 p.m. game start time, evening commuters should anticipate potential delays.

San Diego Wave FC Home Stadium

San Diego Wave FC plays at Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, California, which has a capacity of 32,000 fans. The Red Bull Arena is a comparable stadium and San Diego Wave FC fans who are local and from cross country are sure to be cheering loudly for their team.  Of course, Gotham FC’s home-field advantage will surely come into play during the game. 

This match not only promises an exciting soccer showdown but also serves as a meaningful celebration of Juneteenth. Fans attending the game can expect a memorable experience both on and off the pitch as Gotham FC aims to continue their impressive form and San Diego Wave FC looks to climb the standings.

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