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LAFC Launches "Women in Sports Week"

May 9, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Los Angeles FC News Release

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) will launch "Women In Sports Week' in the days leading up to the Club's second annual "Women in Sports Night', on Thursday, May 16 when LAFC hosts FC Dallas at Banc of California Stadium at 7:00 p.m. PT.

The Black & Gold will host activities all week leading up to the Club's home match against FC Dallas, beginning with a Ladies of LAFC watch party on Saturday, May 11 at The Parlor on Melrose to watch LAFC take on the Columbus Crew SC in Ohio. The Parlor is an original member of LAFC's Heineken Bar Partner program.

The Fields LA will host a specialty Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT. The brunch features an unlimited buffet including brunch classics, specialty items, bottomless mimosas and unlimited dessert.

The Club is set to host its second annual "Women in Sports Night' at Banc of California Stadium on Thursday, May 16 during the LAFC vs. FC Dallas match, where LAFC will honor and celebrate women with several activations throughout the evening.

During the match, co-owner and U.S. Soccer legend Mia Hamm will lead a special "Women in Sports' recognition event at halftime alongside other notable female athletes, including members of the Los Angeles Sparks. The Sparks will have the 2016 WNBA Championship trophy on display and players available for autographs and photographs in the South Concourse from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. PT. Five-time WNBA All-Star and 2016 WNBA Most Valuable Player Nneka Ogwumike will serve as the Honorary Falconer during pre-match activities.

The week culminates with an LAFC Street Team activation at Girls Play L.A. Sports Day at the Westwood Recreation Center on Saturday, May 18. Girls Play L.A. Sports Day, put on by Los Angeles Recreation & Parks, will feature basketball, soccer, tennis and volleyball sports clinics. Fans are encouraged to come out for clinics, activities, free prizes, live music and food.

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