On Friday, UKG announced a multimillion-dollar three-year sponsorship of the NWSL Challenge Cup. This makes the 2023 Challenge Cup the first professional women’s soccer tournament to achieve pay equity.

With the sponsorship change, the player Cup bonus pool will increase tenhold in 2022 and then double in 2023 to be around $1 million, bringing it on par with the equivalent men’s tournament, per Sportico. Read More