Kansas City will build the first women’s soccer stadium in the United States.

The Kansas City NWSL owners announced Tuesday that they plan to build the first stadium in the United States specifically for the women’s soccer team, at a cost of $70 million.

Owners Angie Long, Chris Long and Brittany Matthews (fiancée of quarterback Patrick Mahomes) announced that the 11,000-seat stadium will be built along the Missouri River near downtown Kansas City. It will be funded by private funds.

Construction is expected to begin in the spring or summer of 2022, with the stadium ready for use in 2024, the Kansas City Star reports.

The club had earlier announced plans to build a $15 million training center in the Riverside suburb of Kansas City.

The team’s last game in its inaugural season will be played Saturday at Legends Field in Kansas City, Kansas.

The team plans to play next year at Mercy Park, the home of the Football League’s Sporting KC.

“The world-class facilities have proven to be a catalyst in the transformation of all professional sports,” said Angie Long.

“There is tremendous momentum in women’s sports specifically, and we are very proud to play an important role in ensuring that this sport and our region also benefit from the economy and growth that a stadium of this size provides.”

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The club also announced that it will reveal its new name and permanent branding after its match with OL Reign on Saturday.

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