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Auckland FC to play at Go Media Stadium for first 5 years

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Auckland Stadiums, a division of Tātaki Auckland Unlimited, confirms today a multi-year partnership with Auckland FC.

Auckland FC have partnered with Auckland Stadiums to play their home games at Go Media Stadium for their first five years of competition while basing their training and administrative headquarters at North Harbour Stadium.

Auckland FC (Auckland based professional football club) launched this year, returning professional football back to Tāmaki Makaurau. They will start their inaugural A-League Men season in October, with their first game at Go Media Stadium – the home of live entertainment in the region.

Go Media are a long-time supporter of sport across Auckland and have agreed their own partnership with Auckland FC to become their official outdoor media partner.

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited Stadiums Director James Parkinson is thrilled with the opportunity to continue working with Go Media.

“In Go Media we have found a partner who is committed to adding value to Auckland, to our venue and to our local communities.

Parkinson can’t wait to welcome the new football franchise to Auckland.

We are thrilled to welcome Auckland FC and look forward to football fans from all over New Zealand joining us at Go Media Stadium over the next five years. Auckland FC will write their own history into our sporting tapestry, and we look forward to being a part of the journey.”

Auckland FC Chief Executive Officer Nick Becker is excited for AFC to play out of Go Media Stadium:

“Go Media Stadium is an iconic football stadium in New Zealand and we can’t wait to write our own stories here. It is going to provide a fantastic backdrop for our fan first match day experience, with a family fanzone and a different zones that cater for every type of sports fan.

“We are building a team packed with young, exciting Kiwi talent who will play an attacking style of football for Auckland football fans to enjoy and we can’t wait to get started at Go Media in October.”

The 2024/25 season kicks off in October and Auckland FC inaugural season memberships are now on sale.

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