KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County Executive Frank White Jr. announced via social media Saturday that he has proclaimed Oct. 29 as Kansas City Current Day.
Due to the club’s historic post-season playoff run to the NWSL Championship, White said he proclaimed the day in Jackson County as a way for fans to “cheer our team to victory.”
In honor of @thekccurrent’s historic run to the #NWSLChampionship, today I am proclaiming October 29 as “KANSAS CITY CURRENT DAY” in @JacksonCountyMO!— Frank White (@JCEFrankWhite) October 29, 2022
📺Team Watch Party
🕠 5:30 pm
🏟️ 7pm on CBS
Let’s cheer our team to victory! #NWSL #CurrentRising pic.twitter.com/YHrdclA48Y
Current co-owner Chris Long responded to White, saying the team is “so appreciative of this honor.”
“We love our City and are so blessed to represent,” Long tweeted.
In Kansas City, a watch party will be held at Union Station.
The NWSL Championship match between the Current and the Portland Thorns kicks off at 7 p.m. CT.