The MLS team out of NYS, will open their season on the road, but not at the home of their opponent as they take on DC United in Chester, home of the Union. This season opening match for NYCFC will be on April 17 at 8 p.m. ET. NYCFC will have their Home Opener with FCC April 24 at 1 p.m. ET. Each of these games will be shown on the YES Network and YES App, with pre-game half an hour in advance of kick-off.
The week leading to their start of the season, the team will do a number of virtual events, digital events, digital activations, content and story telling for fans to renew their support with each other and their favorite team.
Brad Sims, team CEO informed "The start of every season is exciting and full of promise, but this year the level of excitement and anticipation around our return is off the charts. We are optimistic that we will be able to welcome our loyal fans back to Yankee Stadium on April 24th, an event, for us all to celebrate and look forward to"