ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2024) – Orlando Pride has announced its preseason schedule, presented by Orlando Health, ahead of the 2024 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season. The schedule includes six preseason scrimmages, three of which are against fellow NWSL teams and the other three coming against local universities.
Prior to the start of the 2024 campaign, the Pride will begin preseason training on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the Orlando Health Training Ground at Sylvan Lake Park. Shortly after that, the Pride will head to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., for a one-week training camp.
The Pride will host their first preseason scrimmage against the 2023 Challenge Cup Champion North Carolina Courage on Thursday, Feb. 15. Three days after that, the Pride will take on their Orlando neighbors, the University of Central Florida, for a scrimmage.
The Pride will then turn their attention back to an NWSL opponent as they are slated to scrimmage against the Kansas City Current on Saturday, Feb. 24 behind closed doors. The first weekend of March will see the Pride play back-to-back friendlies against collegiate opponents, with the first coming against Florida State University and the latter being played against the University of Florida.
To round out the Club’s preseason schedule, they will take on the Washington Spirit on Saturday, Mar. 8. The 2024 regular season will start the weekend of March 16, with the complete schedule announced later.
2024 Orlando Pride Preseason Schedule, presented by Orlando Health:
Thurs., Feb. 15
Preseason Scrimmage vs. North Carolina Courage | Closed Door
Sun., Feb. 18
Preseason Scrimmage vs. University of Central Florida | Closed Door
Sat., Feb. 24
Preseason Scrimmage vs. Kansas City Current | Closed Door
Sat., March 2
Preseason Scrimmage vs. Florida State University | Closed Door
Sun., March 3
Preseason Scrimmage vs. University of Florida | Closed Door
Fri., March 8
Preseason Scrimmage vs. Washington Spirit | Closed Door