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Richmond Kickers Home Opener Set for August 1

By Patrick Wood, 07/16/20, 4:00PM EDT

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Host League Newcomers Fort Lauderdale CF at City Stadium

RICHMOND, Va. – (Thursday, July 16, 2020) – The Richmond Kickers 2020 Home Opener, presented by Woodfin will take place Saturday, August 1 at City Stadium when they play host to Fort Lauderdale CF, the affiliate of Inter Miami CF of Major League Soccer. Kickoff is set for 6:30pm. This will be the first-ever meeting between the two clubs as Fort Lauderdale debuts in USL League One this season. 
 
Per local, state and league guidelines, a maximum of one thousand people will be permitted inside City Stadium to start the season. Face coverings will be required for all fans and staff inside the venue. The Kickers comprehensive COVID-19 Readiness Plan, along with 2020 ticketing information will be released next Wednesday, July 22. 
 
The Kickers open up the 2020 season this Saturday night, July 18 as they hit the road to face South Georgia Tormenta FC at 8:00 p.m. at Erk Russell Park. This match will be available live on WTVR CBS 6.3 (Comcast 206, Verizon FiOS 466) and streaming on ESPN+. 
 
Following Saturday’s match, the Kickers will be on the road again as they travel south to face Greenville Triumph SC the following Saturday, July 25, which marks the first meeting for the Bon Secours Cup. 
 
Every match of the 2020 season will be available to stream live on ESPN+, with select matches available on the Kickers official television partners, WTVR CBS 6. The full 2020 schedule and will be released in the coming days. 

Stay up to date with the latest news from the Kickers at RichmondKickers.com and on the official team app.