OL Reign: The Challenge Cup kicks off!
The Challenge Cup, the NWSL's pre-season tournament, kicks off this Friday evening! This competition, which will run until May 8, brings together ten teams, divided into two divisions. The Eastern Division is made up of the North Carolina Courage, NJ Gotham FC, Orlando Pride, Racing Louisville FC and Washington Spirit.
In the West Division, OL Reign will face the defending champions Houston Dash, as well as Kansas City, Portland Thorns and the Chicago Red Stars. The winners of each division will meet in the final on May 8.
The matches will be available on Twitch worldwide, and you can follow how OL Reign perform on on OLTV and OLPLAY.
Saturday, April 17 - 4:00 CET: OL Reign – Houston Dash
Thursday, April 22 - 4:00 CET: Portland Thorns FC – OL Reign
Wednesday, April 28 - 4:00 CET: OL Reign – Chicago Red Stars
Sunday, May 2 - 21:00 CET: Kansas City – OL Reign.
In anticipation of this competition, and then the regular season to follow, OL Reign has announced the signing of the American goalkeeper from Stade de Reims, Phallon Tullis-Joyce. The New York native will head to the United States at the end of the D1 Arkema season.