Game Against Orlando Pride to be Designated Breast Cancer Awareness Night Presented by Aetna
Doing It Right: The North Carolina Courage are the reigning champions of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) as well as winners of the 2018 Women’s International Champions Cup and care deeply about their community.
Breast Cancer Awareness Night is a long-standing tradition with the North Carolina Football Club as this is the third year the club will host this special night.
The Breast Cancer Awareness weekend begins with the 7:00 p.m. match on Saturday, September 14 when the Courage
A further salute to better health and performance follows with Yoga in the Park will last from 9-10 AM.
“I’m super excited about Breast Cancer Awareness night coming up,” said NC Courage veteran midfielder Zerboni. “It is a chance to honor and support those who have been directly affected by this health challenge. Holding events like Courage Breast Cancer Night game and Yoga in the Park are important for our community because they also create education and awareness which can help battle against this disease. Together we can make a difference, so I encourage people to get involved and join us.”
Fans have the opportunity to give back when purchasing tickets to Breast Cancer Awareness Night by using the codes KOMEN to donate to the Susan G. Komen or PINK to donate to the Pretty and Pink Foundation.
“Aetna is proud to be the sponsor of NC Courage Breast Cancer Awareness Night,” said Jim Bostian, president of Aetna in North Carolina. “We look forward to showing support for all who have been affected by this disease.”
A ticket package including a ticket to the game and Yoga in the Park is now available and can be purchased here using the code YOGA. Season ticket holders can purchase tickets to the Yoga in the Park here using the code
This year’s Breast Cancer Awareness night will rally around Orlando Pride defender Toni Pressley who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The North Carolina Courage have worn pink armbands in previous games to show their support for Pressley.
Following the Breast Cancer Awareness match, the NC Courage will have a postgame celebration honoring Heather O’Reilly’s career. Fans are encouraged to stay for the celebration.
Fun Fact: The North Carolina Football Club is owned by local entrepreneur, Steve Malik, and managed by North Carolina native and longtime soccer executive Curt Johnson. North Carolina Football Club was established in 2016 to bring the highest levels of men’s and women’s professional soccer to the state.