Sky Blue FC to Host Four Preseason Matches at Sportika Sports in Manalapan
Sky Blue FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today that it will be playing four preseason matches at Sportika Sports in Manalapan, N.J. The New Jersey club will open its preseason slate with a Feb. 24 fixture against Penn State, with games against North Carolina, West Virginia and St. John’s being played the following three weekends.
“We look forward to playing against four top college programs this preseason,” said Denise Reddy, Sky Blue FC head coach. “It was very important for us to play against opposition that would challenge us, and these four matches will play a key role in our preparations for the 2018 season.”
As mentioned, Sky Blue FC will get its preseason schedule underway when it hosts Penn State University for a 6:00 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, Feb. 24. Next on the slate is a 3:00 p.m. meeting with the University of North Carolina on Saturday, March 3, followed up by a 1:00 p.m. contest against West Virginia University on Saturday, March 10. Sky Blue FC will then conclude its preseason docket when it welcomes St. John’s University into Sportika Sports for a 2:00 p.m. kickoff on Sunday, March 18.
All four Sky Blue FC preseason matches will be open to the public, and admission to attend will be free. Sportika Sports, which is the presenting sponsor of the 2018 Sky Blue FC Preseason, is located at 150 Woodward Road in Manalapan, N.J.
Stay tuned for further details concerning the four preseason games in the coming weeks.
2018 Sky Blue FC Preseason Schedule, Presented by Sportika Sports
- Saturday, February 24: Penn State University; 6:00 p.m. kickoff
- Saturday, March 3: University of North Carolina; 3:00 p.m. kickoff
- Saturday, March 10: West Virginia University; 1:00 p.m. kickoff
- Sunday, March 18: St. John’s University; 2:00 p.m. kickoff
Sky Blue FC recently announced that the team will be holding its 2018 open tryouts on February 14-15 at Sportika Sports in Manalapan, N.J. The registration process for the tryouts is now open, and interested players can sign up today online.
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