NWSL Announces Broadcast Schedule for 2022 Challenge Cup Kansas City Current

NWSL Announces Broadcast Schedule for 2022 Challenge Cup

Kansas City Current vs Houston Dash on April 15 at Children’s Mercy Park to be broadcast nationally on CBS Sports Network; Championship match to air live on the CBS Television Network and stream live on Paramount+ Saturday, May 7

KANSAS CITY (Feb. 24, 2022) — The National Women’s Soccer League today announced telecast details for the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup. The tournament, set to kick off on Friday, March 18, will feature the Kansas City Current vs Houston Dash on April 15 as one of four contests airing on CBS Sports Network. Three matches will be broadcast on The CBS Television Network, including the Championship match, and all other matches will stream exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S. Additionally, the Challenge Cup in its entirety will be available to stream internationally on Twitch.

“We’re thrilled to work with our friends at CBS Sports to bring another NWSL Challenge Cup to our viewers,” said interim CEO Marla Messing. “The Challenge Cup is an exciting opener to our 10th anniversary season and thanks to CBS Sports’ partnership, more tournament matches than ever will be available to fans across the country. We look forward to once again showcasing the best women’s soccer league on the air.”

"The first two editions of the NWSL Challenge Cup were incredibly successful, and we look forward to bringing fans the action for a third straight year from this exciting and competitive tournament," said Dan Weinberg, EVP, Programming, CBS Sports. “We are happy to expand our coverage across all CBS Sports platforms with more Challenge Cup games than ever before, including three matches on the CBS Television Network, four matches on CBS Sports Network, and all others on Paramount+."

CBS Sports Network will air the first of two Challenge Cup semifinal matches on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. CT, with the second semifinal match at 9 p.m. streaming exclusively on Paramount+. The Championship game, slated for a 12 p.m. CT kickoff, will be televised live on the CBS Television Network and streamed live on Paramount+ Saturday, May 7. 

Kansas City’s Challenge Cup schedule can be seen below or on our website here. For the full 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup rules and regulations that differ from NWSL’s regular season policies and procedures, click here.

2022 Season Tickets Link

DATE

TIME (CT)

HOME

AWAY

VENUE

PLATFORM

Friday, March 18

6:30 p.m.

Racing Louisville FC

Kansas City Current

Lynn Family Stadium

Paramount+

Friday, March 25

7:30 p.m.

Chicago Red Stars

Kansas City Current

SeatGeek Stadium

Paramount+

Wednesday, March 30

7:30 p.m.

Houston Dash

Kansas City Current

PNC Stadium

Paramount+

Saturday, April 2

2:00 p.m.

Kansas City Current

Racing Louisville FC

Children's Mercy Park

Paramount+

Friday, April 15

7:00 p.m.

Kansas City Current

Houston Dash

Children's Mercy Park

CBSSN

Sunday, April 24

4:00 p.m.

Kansas City Current

Chicago Red Stars

Children's Mercy Park

Paramount+

Wednesday, May 4 (Semi-Final 1)

7:00 p.m.

TBD

TBD

TBD

CBSSN

Wednesday, May 4 (Semi-Final 2)

9:00 p.m.

TBD

TBD

TBD

Paramount+

Saturday, May 7
(Championship)

12:00 p.m.

TBD

TBD

TBD

CBS/ Paramount+


About the Kansas City Current
Founded in December 2020, the Kansas City Current is led by the ownership group of Angie Long, Chris Long and Brittany Matthews. The team competes in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and played its first season in 2021. The Kansas City Current announced plans for the first stadium purpose-built for an NWSL team with expected completion in 2024. The team will play in 2022 at Children’s Mercy Park. For more information, visit KansasCityCurrent.com.

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