The International Champions Cup, which annually brings the top clubs of Europe to the United States for friendlies, announced its host cities for the 2019 tournament Tuesday. Conspicuously absent was Miami.
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The North Carolina Courage won the first International Champions Cup Women’s Tournament match Thursday night, defeating Paris Saint-Germain Féminines 2-1 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
As the 2018 International Champions Cup kicks into high gear, events will be taking place around Miami building up to the games. All of that can be found in our ICC Calendar, which will be updating throughout the week as events take shape.
Andrew Das of the New York Times is reporting that the International Champions Cup, the brainchild of Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and Relevent Sports executive chairman Charlie Stillitano, will be adding a four-team Women’s International Champions Cup competition this summer. In addition, all the games featuring top-flight women’s clubs will take place in South Florida, with a final at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
(UPDATE: Matt Higgins of RSE Ventures confirmed to Magic City Soccer that all games will take place at Hard Rock.)