The 2. Bundesliga side will visit Breese Stevens Field on June 15 | Photo courtesy of Forward Madison FC
MADISON, Wis. - Forward Madison FC today announced it will host 2. Bundesliga side SC Paderborn 07 at Breese Stevens Field in an international exhibition on June 15, 2022 at 7 p.m. CT.
“We’re excited to bring a quality opponent in SC Paderborn 07 to Madison for a match-up against our squad,” said Forward Madison FC Chief Operating Officer and Owner Conor Caloia. “Forward Madison is committed to giving our fans access to some of the top clubs around the world, and international friendlies have become unique, annual experiences at Breese Stevens Field.”
Paderborn is a mainstay of German soccer, having been in the Bundesliga, Germany’s top division, as recently as the 2019-20 season. The current Paderborn squad is composed of a significant amount of international talent, featuring players from Ghana, Switzerland, Kosovo, Nigeria and Germany.
Forward Madison have previously hosted international exhibitions against Bundesliga side Hertha BSC (2019) and Mexican clubs Leones Negros UdeG (2019) and Club Atlético Morelia (2021).
The international exhibition will be open to the public, and individual tickets to the match will be available when single-game tickets go on sale in March.