Want to see Orlando City for free? The soccer team is opening up one of their upcoming practices to the public for free.
The open practice will take place February 9 at 6:30pm at the Orlando Citrus Bowl, and will provide supporters with an up close look at Head Coach Adrian Heath and the team’s preparation for their second season
Yesterday, March 8, Orlando City Soccer Club played their first season opener as a MLS (Major League Soccer) team against New York City FC (NYCFC) at the Citrus Bowl in front of a record crowd.
A sellout crowd of 62,510 fans filled the stadium, the largest attendance ever for a soccer game at the Citrus Bowl. The audience is also the second highest for an inaugural MLS match.
A big congratulations to Orlando City Soccer Club for fulfilling their goal to #fillthestadium, and sell out the Citrus Bowl for their first season home opener as a MLS team! As of this post, all seats have been filled. They even sold out 2,000 Standing Room Only tickets in less than 24 hours.
For the past few days, it seemed that the opener might be in jeopardy with a possible MLS strike, but an agreement has been reached, and the game will go on as planned on March 8. In a statement to the press, Orlando City Soccer Club Founder and President Phil Rawlins said: