Don't let that skeptical headline betray our enthusiasm.
This is likely a much better use of this space than the current homeless camping ground.
However . . .
THIS IS NOT A "STADIUM" IT'S A SMALLISH FIELD THAT LOOKS LIKE THE PERFECT SIZE FOR A SPORT THAT DOESN'T DRAW MANY FANS!!!
Again . . . The development is nice and we'll enjoy JoCo housewives making the commute into KCMO and panicking if they miss their exit and turn East.
A bit more about the endeavor . . .
The planned 11,000-seat stadium would open in 2024 on the east end of Berkley Riverfront in Kansas City. The team will release more details and talk about the plans at a news conference Tuesday afternoon at the site.
The stadium will be the first ever to be built specifically for a professional women's soccer team in the U.S.
“From the beginning, our vision has been to create a player-first experience, and facilities for our team that match not only the elite level of these incredible athletes, but also the passionate support of the Kansas City metro and our fans,” said KC NWSL Co-Founder and Co-Owner Chris Long. “We believe this significant investment and commitment will shape a stronger future for our entire region and our athletes.”
For comparison . . . There's a combined JoCo high school combined sports "STADIUM" which can claim similar numbers/size.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Owners of Kansas City's National Women's Soccer League team announced Tuesday morning that they're planning to build a $70 million stadium on the riverfront. The planned 11,000-seat stadium would open in 2024 on the east end of Berkley Riverfront in Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City's professional women's soccer team will soon have its own stadium. The team owners plan to build a $70 million, 11,000-seat stadium and it's expected to open in 2024. It will be the first stadium built for a National Women's Soccer League team, according to Kansas City NWSL.
A $70 million project along Kansas City's riverfront is expected to be the first stadium purpose-built for a National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) team, Kansas City NWSL owners announced Tuesday, unveiling early plans for the 11,000-seat complex just north of downtown.
Developing . . .