Yurcak Field, home of Sky Blue FC. (Photo courtesy of Sky Blue FC)

Sky Blue FC will open its 2017 National Women’s Soccer League home schedule against two-time league champion FC Kansas City on Yurcak Field in Piscataway, N.J. Sunday, April 30 at 6 p.m.

“We are really excited to confirm the date of our home opener,” Sky Blue FC head coach Christy Holly said. “This is a timely reminder that the new season is right around the corner. We cannot wait to see all of our fans at Yurcak Field again this year, led by our Cloud 9 Supporters Group.”

Sky Blue will open its eighth season as a professional franchise on the road when it travels to Memorial Stadium to take on two-time NWSL Shield winner Seattle Reign FC on Saturday, April 15. The NWSL season will increase to a 24-match schedule this season after playing a 20-game slate over the past two seasons, with each of the 10 clubs playing 12 home and 12 road fixtures each.

Tickets for the 2017 Sky Blue FC home opener on April 30 are available now for purchase online or by calling 888-SBFC-TIX (888-723-2849).