The New Arrowhead will host its first event leading up to its grand opening in September as Manchester United comes to Kansas City as part of their 2010 North American tour. One of the top sports franchises in the world based on brand popularity, Manchester United boasts devoted fans across the globe with branches of their official fan club recognized in 24 different countries.
The July 25th match between Manchester United and the Wizards will serve as a precursor to the inaugural NFL game at the New Arrowhead on August 27th as the Chiefs host the Philadelphia Eagles. Kansas City also has a home preseason date vs. the Green Bay Packers on September 2nd. The Chiefs will officially celebrate the grand opening of the New Arrowhead with a national primetime TV audience at 9:15 PM (Central) on September 13th as Kansas City hosts San Diego on ESPN’s Monday Night Football.