COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew today announced its preseason schedule in advance of the 2023 Major League Soccer season. In addition to training at the Crew’s home base at the OhioHealth Performance Center, the Crew’s preseason will include training camps in Port St. Lucie and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Crew players are set to report on Jan. 6. Following entrance physicals and testing, new Head Coach Wilfried Nancy will assemble the group for the first time and train from Jan. 9-15 in the seasonal bubble encompassing the field at Historic Crew Stadium. The team will then travel to South Florida for the first trip of the preseason, where the Black & Gold will train in Port St. Lucie from Jan. 16-27.
The Crew returns to Columbus and will train in-market from Jan. 28 – Feb. 5, before heading to Fort Lauderdale for the second trip of the preseason (Feb. 6-18).
Information on preseason media availabilities, in addition to friendly dates, will be shared in the coming weeks.
Columbus Crew 2023 Preseason Schedule
January 6: Players report
January 7-8: Entrance physicals and testing
January 9-15: Training at OhioHealth Performance Center
January 16-27: Training camp in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Jan. 28 – Feb. 5:Training at OhioHealth Performance Center
February 6-18: Training camp in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
February 25: 2023 MLS Season Opener at Philadelphia Union
March 4: 2023 Home Opener at Lower.com Field vs. D.C. United
All dates are subject to change.
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As previously announced, the Crew begins its 28th MLS season on the road against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, Feb. 25 and hosts D.C. United for the home opener at Lower.com Field on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
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