Fairchild to host Military Women's World Cup


Last updated 2/24/2022 at 8:45am

Matthew O. Stephens

Tournament Director Lt. Col. Jeremiah Kirschman welcomes guests and explains the timeline of events surrounding the soccer tournament. Seated at the table (left to right) Major Aaron M. Tissot, Lt. Col. Marci Walton, Mead Superintendent Shawn Woodward, and 92d Air Refueling Wing Commander Col. Cassius T. Bentley III. Lt. Michelle Chang is standing behind the table.

MEAD – Area residents can expect to see international military soccer this summer at no cost when Fairchild Air Force Base 

host the 13th Military Women's World Cup in July.

The Conseil International Du Sport Militaire (CISM) revealed the site during a Feb. 18 press conference.

Teams representing 10 countries will compete at Union Stadium in Mead from July 11-22 to determine which country will claim the championship trophy. Games will be held twice a day for 10 days at 3:30 and 7 p.m. The championship match is on July 22 at 4 p.m.

"We're going to have 10 countries coming here on Jul. 9,"...

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