Crunch To Host Detroit Waza And Rapid City FC For Home Opening Weekend At IX Center

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Crunch will host the Detroit Waza Flo at the IX Center, January 28 for its 2022-23 Major League Indoor Soccer season home opener, and will take on the Rapid City FC at 1 p.m. the following day, January 29. 

The Cleveland Crunch (2-1) are coming off two consecutive wins and are looking to keep the momentum going against the Detroit Waza Flo (0-2). In its last matchup December 18, the Crunch defeated the Waza 7-4 at the Detroit City Fieldhouse. 

Prior to its home opener January 28, the Cleveland Crunch will retire jersey number #16 Zoran Karic. Karic, a 9-time All-Star, helped lead the Crunch to three championships in the 1990s. The Crunch also plans to retire jersey number #21 Hector Marinaro, a 14-time All-Star and 6-time league MVP, who was also an integral part of all three Crunch championships, at a later date. The Crunch organization is excited to officially retire these two jersey numbers to honor and commemorate the achievements of these two great players. 

Don't miss this exciting matchup and the chance to see an iconic jersey number retired! Fans can purchase tickets through the Ticketswift app, with single game tickets starting at $15. Parking at the IX Center is $10. Doors will open for the January 28 home opener at 6:15pm, with the game kicking off at 7pm. 

The Cleveland Crunch will then be back in action at 1:00 p.m. January 29 at the IX Center to host Rapid City FC. Tickets for Sunday’s matchup are also available via the TicketSwift app.