Metuchen, NJ – United Women’s Soccer (UWS) is excited to announce two league sanctioned showcases in the Midwest Conference to take place this July. Member teams have worked with the league to provide competitive opportunities for their players despite the cancellation of a full-regular season.
The UWS Midwest Showcase, hosted by Midwest United FC, will take place from July 17-19. Games will be played on Friday and Sunday at Midwest United FC Christian Athletic Complex (Kentwood, MI). Joining the host, will be Corktown AFC, Detroit City FC, and one club TBA soon. More details including live-streaming information will be provided in the coming weeks.
“We are thrilled to be hosting this event to get our ladies back on the field this summer,” said Director of Coaching Lewis Robinson. “With some quality competition and the help and support of UWS we know this weekend will be safe, exciting, and a real pleasure to get back to soccer for all of our players, fans, and Midwest United FC community.”
Detroit City FC will host the UWS Stadium Showcase to take place at Keyworth Stadium from July 24-26. Joining DCFC’s inaugural women’s team will be Lansing United, Livonia City FC (UWS-2), and Midwest United FC. The Showcase will feature two semi-final matches leading into a championship and third-place tilt. Matchups and schedule details will be released at a later date. The potential for fans to attend matches will be based on permission from state and local health authorities and the club’s confidence level of being able to ensure the safety and wellbeing of fans, players, and staff. Every match will be livestreamed, with Detroit City FC matches also airing on TV20 Detroit.
“This will be an exciting time for the Detroit City Women,” said head coach Sam Piraine. “We will have teams that will be coming in that have had success in the UWS in years past, and I think this will be a good time to evaluate our players and help us prepare even more for a full 2021 season.”
Both host teams and UWS continue to adhere with State restrictions and CDC recommendations. The schedule for the showcases will be released soon and featured on the league website at uwssoccer.com. Stay abreast of the latest news by following @uwssoccer on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.